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How to improve your VO2 max

Everyone wants bigger lungs, right? Well, there’s good news and bad news, as Gary Mckeegan, physiologist and lecturer in sports science and coach with Dig Deep Coaching, explains. “For adults,…

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How to master a long climb

You won't find as many long climbs in the UK as you will on the Continent, but when you hit one you want to be in a position to conquer…


Cycling training plan for winter fitness

Most cycling training plans have a pretty straightforward approach to winter: build a regular riding habit, gradually extend your long ride, and only then begin introducing blocks of ‘tempo’ work…

Plan your training

Plan your training

Making the most of your training plan is key to having a successful and healthy year. Follow these important points plan your way to success


Why core strength is important for cyclists

Cycling prowess is about more than just leg power: resistance training will help build the muscles that keep you stable in the saddle while increasing metabolic health and bone density,…


Tips for effective rest and recovery after cycling

Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…