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7 Kit Tips For Your First Sportive

If you’re building up to your first sportive then being prepared with the right kit will help you go faster, stay comfortable and look good too.

 

While most of us learned to ride a bike as a child, getting into road cycling as an adult can feel like learning all over again, and sportives – […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Tactics|Tags: , , , |

Hot Weather Training Package

Think of a time you have been for a ride in heat, maybe this was a trip abroad or a sudden change in temperature at home, maybe this was even your target event. Did you perform as well at that temperature as you had been while training? Were there any issues with hydrating or keeping […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Categories: Cycling News, Training|Tags: , , , , |

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: , , , |

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: , , |

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: , , , , , |

Motivation and PMA…

The law of attraction… the more positively you think, the more positivity you experience life. Even if you’re not a fan of this philosophy, would it hurt to give it a go?

 

I love applying this to cycling! Here are my top four methods to achieving your cycling dreams simply by having a positive mental attitude!

 

Music:

What songs can you […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Mentality|Tags: , , , |

What to do during lower base or easier rides…

Depending on your targets you might be doing some longer, steadier, easier and sometimes more boring rides, commonly known as base miles. But what can you do on these rides? I’m not an advocate of anything that distracts you from the road so no in ear music. But there is still numerous things that you […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Ultimate Ride Fuel Guide…

Welcome! This guide should help anyone who is looking to get the most from their rides or training and isn’t sure how to fuel or hydrate for it. For more resources just like this, including recipes, weight management guides and much more take a look at our Nutritionally Fit program!

 

Hydration:

You should ensure you are always […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |