Kit and equipment, nutrition, Training Plans, Viewpoint

Training in the Cold

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

If you're a triathlete how do you survive Xmas?
Training Plans, Viewpoint

Cyclists and triathletes – here’s how to survive Christmas!

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!

Training Plans, Uncategorized, Viewpoint

Winter cycling training – Indoor vs Outdoor?

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?

Bike Fitting, Viewpoint

Time Trial v Triathlon bike fit

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