Summer training featured

Most of the training plans we publish here are aimed at relatively seasoned cyclists — regular riders looking for a new approach to reinvigorate their riding or help them prepare…

banish back pain

As soon as you perch on the saddle, clip into your pedals and reach forwards for your handlebars, your back is put into a somewhat unnatural position. As your spine…

Eat right avoid muscle pain

Consuming protein and carbohydrate post-exercise can help your recovery from training, but what about the fuel you put into your body before and during a ride? >>> How to fuel for…

Altitude Centre

While on the face of it cycling has never been in better shape, with participation levels continuing to soar, behind the smiles, saddles and sportives lies a peculiar world, where…

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We’re always being told to work on our core. A strong set of conditioned muscles will help improve stability and posture on the bike, reduce the risk of injury and…

Pedalling

It’s one of the most basic functions of riding a bike — whatever kind of bike you favour — but many of us don’t give the efficiency of our pedalling…

Climbing featured

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…

Training

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…