Cycling Training Tips

Make a comeback as road cyclist

Getting Back in the Saddle

When it comes to cycling, many riders fall into a familiar trap. Once they give up, they find it virtually impossible to get back on the bike. Runners have the same problem: once you stop stepping onto the roads or trails, it’s challenging to get going again. If you have abandoned your bike and are

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Mountainbike training for beginners

Mountain Bike Training for Beginners

Here is a comprehensive post about mountain bike training for beginners by Cecilia Potts, a former junior mountain bike world champion and professional cyclist. So grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the reading. However, you may need an extra cup midway through this article; it’s pretty long – Enjoy! Mountain biking can be a

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Cycling Training

The 6-Week Training Plan

I’m happy to announce a new training plan here on Training4cyclists.com. A bike training plan was developed for road cyclists with ambitions to ride a little faster. This training plan will improve your performance within six weeks. It will be a challenging training plan, so don’t enter it if you feel unsure. It’s a demanding

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Cycling Tips for Women

Cycling Tips for Women

Women cyclists all have one common dilemma: we participate in a sport that men dominate. We usually don’t have to worry about race days because a group of us gathered to compete (although I have been to races where they grouped the women with the men because there weren’t enough female racers to constitute a

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Review: Racing Weight (written by Matt Fitzgerald)

Interview with Matt Fitzgerald – Author of ‘Racing Weight – How to Get Lean for Peak Performance’

A few weeks ago, I reviewed Matt Fitzgerald’s famous book Racing Weight – How to Get Lean for Peak Performance. I thought it was a great read with many practical examples of how to lose weight and illustrations of how athletes can manage their diet to perform better and achieve ideal racing weight. However, many readers

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