All posts by: James Hewitt

How To Plan A Cycling Training Programme (Part 2)

n part 1, we explored the first four stages in planning a cycling training programme: what questions should you ask yourself and how should you decide on and define your goals. In part 2, learn more about the practicalities of […]

How To Plan A Cycling Training Programme (Part 1)

ind out how to plan a cycling training programme & discover which questions you should ask yourself to unlock more of your cycling potential. Separate The Signal From The Noise It’s clear that structured training works but there is no single ‘best […]

Girona Pre-season Training Camp

Join me on a pre-season performance training camp, professionally guided and supported by GPM10, in the heart of Catalonia. Girona is fast becoming the established hub of the professional cycling community, and not without good reason. The area offers a […]

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What To Wear For Winter Cycling

The Science Of Staying Warm ind out how can to regulate your body temperature, ride in more comfort and improve cycling performance this winter. Through the year and even within a single ride, riders can be exposed to a wide […]

Nutrition In Professional Cycling

xplore how professional cyclists prepare for competition and look at how this has changed over the last 10 years. What does the evidence say and are there any lessons to help improve the performance of ‘everyday’ enthusiast endurance athletes? Much […]

Polarise Your Training To Improve Performance?

n part 2 of this mini-series, we explored how cyclists can use blood lactate to their advantage. One of the outcomes of this understanding could be represented in a ‘polarised’ approach to training. Polarised training essentially uses a 3 zone […]

How Can Understanding Blood Lactate Improve Performance?

n part 1, we discovered the ‘blood lactate’ story. My own journey in learning more about lactate began over a decade ago, but it was a meeting in 2006, when I conducted an interview Dr. Inigo San Millan, that really […]

What Is Lactate? The Blood Lactate Story

ind out more about lactate and how, contrary to it’s popular reputation, this incredible molecule plays many important roles from being used as a preferential fuel source, actually minimise acidity in the tissues and even acts as a ‘signalling hormone’ […]

Alternative Ideas For Planning Cycling Training

Cyclists use various approaches to design their training, but what does the evidence have to say about the most effective way to structure your riding? In a study of the Strava data for 29,284 cyclists, a group of researchers from the university […]

Girona Training Weekend

Kick Start Your Winter Training With A Weekend Of Structured Rides & Performance Testing On November 15th & 16th 2014, GPM10 and Cyclefit are providing the opportunity to kick-start your winter training in a weekend of structured riding on the […]