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906, 2017

The Pav Bryan Ultimate “A” Event Guide

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|

You’ve done months of training, worked really hard and sacrificed a lot – the few weeks/days before your event is not the time to ruin it. Here are my eight-key point to ensuring you have a successful day:

Training: A coach is invaluable here but it is unlikely you will see any significant gains 2-3 of […]

2305, 2017

Getting into Time Trialling 

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|

Arguably the oldest form of racing on our British roads and one of the most accessible, time trialling was born in 1895 long before road racing was made legal. Still a popular discipline amongst road cyclists at all levels, as well stages in UCI World Tours, it’s a great way to get into competitive road […]

2005, 2017

My Favourite Cycling Destination

By |May 20th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|Tags: , , , |

It’s a real close call for me, the climb from sea level to the top of Mount Teide in Tenerife is quite spectacular but as far as best overall experience goes, for me, you can’t beat Santa Barbara, Central Coast California.

You can ride from beach to the mountain top via the infamous Gibraltar Road, […]

2005, 2017

How to Train Your Brain…

By |May 20th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|Tags: , , , , , |

Traditional coaching has sometimes missed or glossed over how to train your brain. It’s been something that has been used successfully in professional sports for many years and I feel it might be the next big change in the way amateur coaches treat clients. No more blanket “tough love” approach to talking to people, some […]

2005, 2017

What Is The One Thing I Learnt That Has Transformed My Riding?

By |May 20th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|

A little unexpected perhaps, but it was what I didn’t do, rather than what I did that transformed my riding the most.

In 2006 I was forced to take a break from cycling. At first it was tough to stop, but it enabled me to take a step back and review everything I thought I knew […]

2303, 2017

How to Eat…

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|Tags: , , , , , |

Here’s a rough transcript of a Q&A I did recently with some clients, then my response on what they could do to resolve their problems. I thought it would be perfect to turn into an article, so here’s my thoughts on how you should be eating…

 

Is the best way to lose weight to eat less […]

1003, 2017

Getting into Triathlon 

By |March 10th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News|

Triathlon is on the rise. If you’re a cyclist, the multi-sport offers a range of benefits to compliment your training and, for longest part of the race, you’ll be sat on your bike so you’ve got a head start! But why should you get into triathlon, and where do you begin?

Sometimes, triathlon gets bit of a […]

203, 2017

Motivation and PMA…

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

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 […]

203, 2017

What to do during lower base or easier rides…

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

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 […]

203, 2017

Ultimate Ride Fuel Guide…

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

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 […]