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So far Pav Bryan has created 92 blog entries.

Ultimate Sportive Guide…

Whether you’re training for your first Sportive, a Century ride, a Gran Fondo, or anything else. Whether it is for your own self-belief, for charity or because you enjoy it. This guide will give you all the basics you need to go out and design a plan to make the day a success.

 

Getting started – […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|Tags: , , , , , |

How to be your own Directeur Sportif…

Because you’ve done all the hard work, months of training and planning, why the heck would you throw it away at the last hurdle!

In this article I’m going to show you how you can be your own Directeur Sportif!

Why not start by watching my 20-minute Tactics Webinar:

 

How to Warm-Up…

Before we get to the day before your […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Tactics|Tags: , , , |

Four Small Changes Equaling Big Results…

I was asked by Cycling Plus magazine to provide four tips for ‘Small Changes equaling Big Results’ a topic which I throughly enjoyed contributing towards! But, in case you’re not a regular reader of the magazine I’ve added them below.

 

Ride Technique:

Video yourself! An odd one perhaps and it might (probably will!) require a friend to […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition, Tactics, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to be your own Sports Psychologist…

If you’ve read some of the other chapters you’ll know that in my coaching philosophy, training is only accountable for around 15% of the gains you will see in cycling. Nutrition accounting for around 35%, with mentality making up the other 50%. Even if I’m out fractionally you can see that all your hard work […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , , , |

How to be your own Coach…

Because, why wouldn’t I help you make people like me redundant…!

In this article I’m going to coach you through how to make the most of self-training and turn you into your own Coach!

Why not start by checking out my webinar on Training:

 

How to Setup your Training Plan…

Because you have to start at the beginning! Preparation […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , |

Top 10 Foods to Improve Mental Wellbeing…

Here is my all time top 10 foods which might help improve your mental wellbeing:

1/ Fatty fish such as salmon, herring, sardines and mackerel provide the brain with healthy fats. Particularly the much talked about omega-3 fatty acids, which might build brain cell membranes, reduce brain inflammation, and promote new brain cell formation, crucial for positive […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , , |

Top 5 Tips to Maintaining Good Mental Health While Training…

Training is hard. Not just on your body but on your mind too. Here’s my top 5 tips, which might help you protect your mind while training:

 

Recognizing that fatigue will affect your mind as much as your body. If you are going to push your body hard your mind will need to be strong. […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , , |

Top 10 Tips to Better Mental Health…

Have you, or do you know of anyone who has suffered with mental health problems? I’m willing to bet yes. Here’s my top 10 tips to better mental health, from a professional coach and sufferer of Bipolar Affective Disorder.

 

Understanding

Understanding that you are human and not ‘bullet-proof’, we all face challenges and this might include […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , , |

Pav’s Story…

Background:

Ever since I was a child I had issues with my behavior and mood. As I entered into my teens this started presenting itself as intense anxiety, with regular panic attacks and outbursts of violent behavior. I had no idea that what I was feeling wasn’t normal.

To escape this negative pattern, I started experimenting with […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , |

How to be your own Nutritionist…

In my coaching philosophy, training is only accountable for around 15% of the gains you will see in cycling. Mentality, another subject entirely, accounts for around 50%, with nutrition making up the other 35%. Even if I’m out fractionally you can see that all your hard work training is worth far less than the time […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |