Many of you will have been training hard through the winter, seen some great gains in many areas and be prepared and ready for a great season. But, what if, in race 1, or on a pre race training session, things start to not go to plan? Does your inner 'chimp' come out to play,… Continue reading The fragile brain & its effect on your physical abilities
Today's session set by Coach Andy (myself!) was 3 x 20min Sweet spot climb efforts. After the last 2 days on Zwift I knew I had to get out and do some training in the cold. Rewind two weeks and I was riding in shirt sleeves in temperatures of 20-25 degrees Celsius (about 70 Fahrenheit). … Continue reading Training in the Cold
https://youtu.be/nKH9tUSj5pk Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. That's how the song goes anyway! But the thought for many cyclists and triathletes during this time of year is, "oh god how do I not get fat?" That fear is one I'm sure many of us have had, however fleetingly, at this time of year.… Continue reading Cyclists and triathletes – here’s how to survive Christmas!
https://youtu.be/f0vJlbZzetg So most of us are now back into the swing of solid winter training. What does it mean for you? And what is the best type of training? Indoor or outdoor? Hours and hours sat on the turbo listening to music, watching films or 'playing on Zwift' or some other interactive training tool? Or… Continue reading Winter cycling training – Indoor vs Outdoor?
https://youtu.be/XVNt4ifqQOk Bike fitting is not an exact science. SHOCK HORROR that an International Bike Fitting Institute trained bike fitter should say that! But it's true. We operate to well researched and well documented principles. But the 'art' of a great fit is the adaptation of these to the client and the situation. This is particularly… Continue reading Time Trial v Triathlon bike fit