Training

Hannah Barnes, Sheffield Grand Prix 2013

Hannah Barnes: 
My week in training

After a dominant 2013, winning practically all that was on offer, Hannah Barnes signed her first pro contract with US team United Healthcare. The 20 year old, who has been…

Rachel-Walker,-Roller-training

Take-home training session: leg speed

Many cyclists believe that in order to go faster, they must push a bigger gear. But this isn’t always the case and it could lead to serious problems. Grinding away…

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Allan Peiper’s 
pre-Classic training

Allan Peiper’s pre-Classic intervals were done as part of a four-hour ride. He would warm up for an hour then ride up a five-minute climb at maximum intensity. OK so…

Callum Anderton

My week in training: Calum Anderton

Up and coming Kent-based time trial sensation Calum Anderton chatted to Louise Mahé about his final few weeks of preparation for the GHS National 10-mile Championships in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, back…

Nail it: Climbing

Nail it: Climbing technique

Nail it! Correct cycling technique and some grit will get you all the way to the top of steep hills

Junior track world championships

Can music help you train harder?

Staying motivated can be hard, but can playing the right tunes keep you pushing on? Andrew Hamilton explores...

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Q&A: when to stop and rest?

Andy has perfect weather all year round, but when do you stop and take a rest? Rob Mortlock discusses

Detraining illustrations

Detraining: The truth about losing fitness

What really happens to your cycling fitness if you're forced to take an extended break from the saddle? Physiologist Andrew Hamilton explains the consequences of the time off the bike