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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 […]

5 Ways For Cyclists To Improve Their Climbing

Discover 5 easy ways to improve your climbing, for road cycling and sportives, as I climb the Hors Catégorie ‘Col de Pailhères’ in the French Pyrénées. You can find more about ‘micro goal-setting’, top tips to improve your climbing and […]

Turbocharge Your Training

Enjoy an evening presentation combining new insights into the worlds of strength & conditioning, physiotherapy, physiology, training and elite sport, blended with practical advice to improve your performance including: Online Ticketing for Turbocharge Your Training powered by Eventbrite  Contributors James […]

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How To Use ‘VAM’ To Compare Your Performance With The Pros

Find out how I used ‘VAM’(Velocità Ascensionale Media/average climbing speed) to compare my performance to a top professional cyclist on a section of the Alpine route of the ‘Etape Suisse’ and use a free ‘VAM’ calculator to analyse your own […]

How To Enhance Your Performance With Respiratory Muscle Training

You lean forward, driving down on to the pedals, legs exploding, chest burning, mouth wide open, sucking as much air as possible into your hungry lungs. Maybe you’re climbing a mountain or locked onto a Wattbike, but regardless of the […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Training More Effective & Interesting!

In this guest post from High-Performance triathlon coach, Garth Fox, learn how variety should be an essential component of your training and discover 5 ways to achieve greater adaptations and performance improvements. ‘Train the same, stay the same’. Nothing could […]

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Trick Your Mind To Improve Your Cycling Performance

Find out how scientists are questioning what really causes fatigue, limits human performance and how you can trick yourself into beating PBs! Port de Pailhères, Summer 2004 I arrived at the base of the Port de Pailhères, a ‘hors catégorie’ […]

10 Signs Of Over-Training (& What To Do About It)

How can you tell the difference between ‘over-reaching’ (usually good) and an unhelpful state of over-training? Learn the signs of overtraining and how you can plan and monitor your training to avoid it. A warm-weather training camp is a great opportunity to […]

How To Biohack Your Cycling Nutrition

In part 1 of this mini-series, learn how: Biohacking Whilst some members of the scientific community might cringe at the title of this blog series, I’ve called it ‘Cycling Nutrition ‘Biohacks’ for a reason. Whilst usually associated with the unauthorised […]

Tips To Periodize Your Cycling Nutrition & Training

In part 2 of this mini-series, we explore: Producing Highly Functional Athletes In the words of Nigel Mitchell, Team Sky’s Head of Nutrition, the aim of a nutritional strategy is to get: In part 1 of this mini-series we explored […]