Archive of: April, 2015

  • Zwift Island

    Today’s coaches corner looks once more at how to make those long rides on the training bike / turbo / WattBike more bearable.

  • Cold Weather Racing

    Today’s coaches corner by Peter Bell asks how we should prepare for those early races where the weather is still cold - both in the water & on the bike.

    Racing in cold whether can be more detrimental that you can imagine. Your body will use vital energy to keep you warm. A reduction in the body’s temperature can as we know lead to hypothermia which is not uncommon in races where simple mistakes are made in the name of ‘hardness’. You should always have in your kit bag certain items of kit to help combat those variations in weather so that you can have a great day in the office

  • Brick Sessions

    Today’s coaches corner is all about brick sessions. Jen Isaac wanted to know when is best to start doing them and whether there are different lengths according to what distance you are racing.

  • Summer Set Backs

    With the weather on the turn, this can mean only one thing - the lakes will soon be open and that the nights become longer allowing for more mid week rides. But is this a good thing?

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