Fitness

Corrine Hall

Racing is not training

Racing itself may be the raison d'être for many cyclists, but it's not the best way to see improvements in your fitness or technique, explains Helen Carter

Training Camps

Which training camp is best?

Many cyclists don't want to stop riding while on holiday. So they don't. here Symon Lewis explains the pros and cons of training camps

Squats

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…