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

Diet

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…

Sir Chris Hoy, Revolution 36, January 2012

The 10 toughest cycling workouts

Chris Sidwells asks top bike racers, past, present and future to share their toughest training sessions with CW

Pro team nutrition

Pro team nutrition

The nutritional basics may have remained the same but the way pro riders' prodigious calorie needs are met has changed with the times. Today's teams take no chances with their…