Climbing Tips Resistance Training for Fat Burning Getting ready for Winter Words / Phrases you’ll hear during the Tour de France Gaelforce group training day

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gaelforce group training day

With the ever popular Gaelforce event in Connamara only a few weeks away we were asked to work with a group of brave souls gearing up for this multi-sport marathon. The group contained both seasoned competitors and first-time applicants all of which were already in great physical shape for the race, but they needed to […]

Cleaning your bike

Cleaning your bike

What’s the first thing you’ll do when you’ve finished your cycle?

  • Have a recovery drink ?……good idea,
  • Have a shower ?……..a very good idea,
  • Maybe you’ll put your feet up for a while now………you’ve deserved it.

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Tech review – Campagnolo Athena 11 Speed Groupset

Tech review – Campagnolo Athena 11 Speed Groupset

Campagnolo Athena 11 speed Groupset

Combining substance and style Campagnolo have once again raised the bar with their new 11 speed Athena groupset. While the Record and Super-Record groupsets are something most of us only dream of owning, Campagnolo have always kept their eye on their ‘lower’ lever options. Read More…

Poll – Do you follow a training plan?

Poll – Do you follow a training plan?

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Cycle Against Suicide Info Pack

Cycle Against Suicide Info Pack

We have been supporting the Cycle Against Suicide providing information and advice for all cyclists taking part.

To help you have a successful, fun and enjoyable cycle, a pack has been put together to help you prepare for the event. Read More…

Supporting Cycle Against Suicide

Supporting Cycle Against Suicide

At the Irish Cycling Academy we are always there to support riders for different events and we feel that this cycle is hugely important. Read More…