Archive for the Training Category


From Bed to Shed – Motivation for Winter Training

Riding during the winter can actually be fun if you have the right equipment and the right mindset. There is no doubt that winter training for cyclists is the toughest time of the year. Climbing out of bed can be the hardest part of any winter ride. I have compiled my 5 top ways to […]

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How to hold your handlebars

There are many way in which we can hold/grip our handlebars. Here is a short video on the best ways to hold your bars in the different cycling situations. It might supprise you, and hopefully point you in the right direction.       Some of the key points to remember : The Drops. This […]

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Climbing Tips

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Resistance Training for Fat Burning

Whether you are cycling in preparation for a particular event or just to stay healthy and lose weight, resistance training should form part of your overall training plan. It holds advantages for all cyclists regardless of your goals. One of these advantages is the important role it plays in fat burning. Recommend on FacebookTweet about […]

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Getting ready for Winter

After a long season your body and mind may be feeling quite jaded. Although it is quite possible that a lack of motivation makes you feel like your body is tired when in fact it is not. What you do during the winter will form the basis for how you perform through the spring and […]

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Words / Phrases you’ll hear during the Tour de France

With the Tour de France off and running, I have a feeling  we will all be watching a little more television than usual during July. So next time your listening to the commentary during the race have a listen for these phrases, some of which you’ll all know, but for those new to the sport […]

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10 things I wish I knew when I started cycling.

Looking back now I can have little smile and a giggle at how I might have looked and acted when i first began my cycling journey. There are things I do now without even thinking about it, but back then I made all the rookie mistakes…….all of them!  So here is my shortlist of the […]

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5 tips to prepare mentally for racing

Okay, so you’re coming into your first national championships or maybe you’re a veteran of racing. I have compiled a list of 5 tips you can use to prepare mentally for your event to give you the best opportunity at success. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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4 ways to stay motivated

Riding a bike is easy, getting out the door to ride it sometimes is the tough bit. Its easy to forget when you look at the amazing success of the cyclists in the Velodrome in London that even these warriors wake up some mornings and think – I really don’t want to go out today. […]

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Spin Classes

Check back in September for Information on Winter Spin Classes Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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