The road cycling race season is just about to begin and in some countries they have already started. Today I will show you some highly effective techniques that will help you to perform better from the very first race. One of the most common arguments against interval training during the winter is the risk of [...]
November: Serious athletes competing at a top level should start their bike training here. But your training program should NEVER be too optimistic at this time of year. If you compete at a lower level, you can also begin your training, but there is no need to follow a strict regime. Most cyclists don’t have [...]
Dave Brailsford introduced us to a new way of thinking when he entered the cycling scene with Team Sky and the theory of ‘marginal gains.’ The British cycling coach and manager has won seven out of the last eight editions of Tour de France.
It is no secret that adding more time to your weekly training volume often makes you stronger. Nevertheless, many riders experience the need for spending less time on cycling training for different reasons (for example want to spend more time with family, work or study).
Imagine if you were able to make much stronger attacks at the most decisive moments in a cycling race. If you could push 50-100 Watts more and keep it there just a little longer. Could it make a difference? Could it possible increase your chances of winning? No doubt. The good news is that you [...]
Have you ever tried to launch an attack in a cycling race or maybe even an attempt to make a race-winning move? If you have, you have probably also experienced the most likely scenario: the other riders closes the gap without struggling, because your attempt lacks power. How can you learn the skill to make [...]
When you go on vacation it can be difficult – even impossible – to maintain your fitness levels. After all it is a time for relaxing and chilling out with your family and friends, so your cycling training program tends to take a back seat. But lazing on the beach or enjoying a few holiday [...]