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  • Turbo Boost Your Training

    Turbo Boost Your Training

    18th April 2016

    We review the latest turbo trainers for optimising your training regime What to look for  Frame A stable, secure frame is crucial to safe training, especially for big watts. There’s a big difference in designs from simple, easy to store A frames to spring loaded…

  • 10 ways to Max your Tri Training

    10 ways to Max your Tri Training

    14th April 2016

    British triathlete Vicky Holland reveals her top 10 tips for eking out the maximum gains in the minimum time, so work, weather and fading daylight hours never hamper your fight for fitness With three disciplines to juggle, even professional triathletes soon discover that…

  • Tips for winter running, biking and hiking

    Tips for winter running, biking and hiking

    8th April 2016

    Q: “I’m keen to get into the outdoors over the winter and run, bike and hike. What tips have you got in terms of kit/other needs/ requirements?” Terry Jones, by email A: Admittedly UK weather in winter can be a challenge but remember there’s no…

  • Lizzie Armitstead’s Training Fixes

    Lizzie Armitstead’s Training Fixes

    12th February 2016

    Commonwealth Games road race champion Lizzie Armitstead shares her top twelve tips for tackling cyclists’ most common training and performance problems. Even professional cyclists face many of the same troubles as amateur riders – from an early-morning lack of motivation to posttraining aches and race-day…

  • Sport science news: Sprint cyclists’ vital statistics

    Sport science news: Sprint cyclists’ vital statistics

    3rd November 2015

    A new study reveals the performance data required to be at the podium end of a road cycling sprint, and provides a useful benchmark for any cyclist with a bike computer that can track speed, cadence and even power output. The research shows how riders have…

  • Braveheart training plan 3

    Braveheart training plan 3

    25th September 2015

    Here’s your training plan for the next four weeks. It’s gradually progressing from the previous plans in terms of volume but look to fit your training around you life rather than vice-versa as much as possible. Doing so is far more…

  • Team GB Cyclist Andy Tennant shares top tips for night riding

    Team GB Cyclist Andy Tennant shares top tips for night riding

    15th September 2015

    This September hundreds of cyclists will take part in the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride. The 52 mile route, kicks off on 26 September and will take riders through the city to Blackpool’s sea front. With just…