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
So, are you ready to race as we approach the new season? The days are starting to get longer, I even managed to get out in 3/4 bibs today (and its the 14th February!)! The hard yards of the last couple of months will no doubt be starting to show through in your performances. Here… Continue reading Ready to race?
https://youtu.be/v2DNmCHhPAA So this last few weeks at peaks HQ we have been carrying out a number of bike fits. Focusing on fixing poor positions, optimising for performance and increasing comfort. What is most satisfying for me is SEEING the results, visually in the 'look' and then after HEARING how much better someone is riding… Continue reading Why should I have a bike fit?
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
Well I don't know about you guys, but where I live winter is well and truly here. I have barely been able to see my hand in front of me for the last five days due to the fog! Embarking on a ride means taking 20 minutes plus just to get dressed and wrapped up… Continue reading Planning a winter training camp