Author: Success Coach

Take it Easy, Rest after a Hard Season

After a long season we can all benefit from an off-season break, regardless of the level of competition or training we do. No one can maintain focus and motivation all year round and time off will allow you to return to your training refreshed and enthusiastic. Low level amateur cyclists are often the ones that […]

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Turbo Training Power

The turbo trainer is your friend, not your enemy. Use it effectively and the friendship will blossom… Riders have varying relationships with their turbo trainers. Some see them as instruments of torture to be avoided at all costs; others a necessary evil; while some rare individuals claim to enjoy riding hard and going nowhere. Whatever […]

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Greatest Errors of Cycle Training AVOIDED

Greatest Errors of Cycle Training AVOIDED We take a look at the seven biggest mistakes committed by cyclists when training… NOT RESTING ENOUGH Ever heard the saying ‘rest is the most important part of training’? While it might sound counterintuitive – and you certainly won’t get very far on rest alone – insufficient rest can […]

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Hard Road To Cycling Success

HARD ROAD TO CYCLING SUCCESS To train harder you have to know which types of sessions will push you to your max. Here we look at eight different approaches to training to see how effective they are… Here are eight key training sessions, a handful of which will feature on most cyclists’ training plans – […]

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Get fit in 5 hours

GET FIT IN FIVE HOURS Most cyclists can’t drop everything to go out training. Families, work and social commitments can conspire to keep you off the bike, so you need to maximise your time and start training effectively. And we’re going to tell you how… Cycling may well be your greatest passion but it may […]

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Principles Of Training

PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING For any cycle training programme to be effective you need to follow some simple guidelines. Our five golden rules of cycle training can be applied to any level… Specificity Your body gets stronger through a simple process of adaption to the stresses of exercise upon it. When you exercise, your muscles are […]

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