Brake braking corner

Marc Abbott looks at the best way to learn the safest and most effective way to pull on the anchors, whether you’re riding alone or as part of a group…

Lard

Can you be fat but fit? We look at the science of a contentious question

ollie beales windows 10

Over the last six weeks novice cyclist Ollie Beales has been preparing for his first sportive, supported by a team of experts at Cycling Weekly and Microsoft Windows 10. Did…

Burger and Orange Fitness Intro (5)

Staying healthy off the bike is a prerequisite for optimal performance on it. As winter takes hold, allowing yourself time to mentally unwind can be helped by rewarding yourself with…

Compression socks - tech intro-1

Train hard, recover and go again. We’ve seen the photos of the pros post-race in their compression clothing, but is this gear worth investing in for our own recovery after…

Alex Dowsett q&a

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, and I’m almost five weeks into my challenge. I’m attempting to show that a rugby…

Tour of Spain - Stage 7

Wind tunnel tests have given new clues on how to make aerodynamics work for you – and against your rivals. Up to 90% of a cyclist’s energy is used to push…

(Photo: Andrew McCandlish)

Despite the weirdly mild weather, winter is round the corner. The doom-merchants claim the El Nino effect has three months of snow and ice waiting in the wings. Whatever, it’s…

Mark Lansdown by Chris Auld

We often see professional riders stretched out on the massage couch after a Grand Tour stage, having any biomechanical issues addressed ahead of the next day’s racing. And now an…

Gabba cyclist by Jesse Wild

Adrenal fatigue is basically an alternative term for burnout or overtraining syndrome; the three terms are used synonymously, and while they have different subtleties, they are trespassing on the same…

Beetroot juice nitrate for web

Since research discovered beetroot juice could significantly improve aerobic performance, more and more cyclists have begun looking seriously at the red root vegetable as a means of getting an edge…

Oli Beales Microsoft Web - DG 09

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, I work as a construction health and safety manager and I’m three weeks into a…

strava-zwift

Strava Premium subscribers will receive two months of free Zwift subscription every year, following a partnership agreement between the two companies. Zwift, the online multiplayer cycling training game designed to…

no bake bar

The recovery window is one of the most important aspects of cycling performance. It’s here where you will rebuild damaged muscle tissue, refill empty glycogen stores and restore hydration levels.…