Q&A: Getting strength training right

It is sometimes hard to find what's right for you, Huw Williams helps Andy Erskine to improve without increasing muscle bulk

Freeze-free fitness

Keep fit with freeze-free fitness

It's cold, wet and miserable. You want to go out on your bike but don't want to leave the house. Rachel Coe-O'Brien has an exercise circuit to keep you fit…

Fit, Fast and Frugal

Get Fit and fast on a budget

When does a big spend make the difference
to your cycling performance and when should you stop
number crunching and simply get out and ride? Rebecca Charlton investigates...

General cycling, commuting

Beat the commuter cravings

Don't head straight out again for a bacon sarnie and a latte after the commute, reach work fully fuelled and ready for hard graft, says Lynn Clay

Improve your power

Improve your power fast!

Combining strength exercises with speed sessions is called Contrast Training and it can greatly accelerate your power gains, says Huw Williams

Miguel Indurain

Miguel Indurain vs your body

If you were a motorcar, your heart and lungs would be the fuel pump and air intake. We look at how they work, and how you can tune them up…

Wouter Sybrandy

Wouter Sybrandy: Crash course in recovery

Wouter Sybrandy tells CW about the moment he crashed during the Tour of Britain and how he was back on the bike quicker than doctors thought possible


New year diet revolution

The arrival of January will see millions of Brits launch themselves into variuos fad diets in a bid to lose the festive flab. Laura Tilt shows us the most effective…

Heart rate monitors

Recovery: How and when?

Rest is best, but when and how long for? Huw Williams helps Lee Mears to improve with recovery

Tenerife: good enough for the everyday cyclist?

Training on Tenerife’s Mount Teide

Warm weather training destination Tenerife has received a lot of coverage since Bradley Wiggins invited journalists to see his Tour de France prep. Does it offer the same opportunities for…