Training

Here are four simple stretches that will prevent injury and make your riding more enjoyable...

Online training programs sound easy and convenient but can they help the average rider? We have a crack at 'Today's Plan' to find out...

Don't just survive winter, emerge from the cooler months as a fitter, faster all-round rider!

Want to do your best in a marathon or multi stage MTB event? Cameron Justice from FTP Training lends his thoughts on how to go about it.

While it would be nice to have all the time in the world to train, most of us can gain a great deal of fitness without spending hours on the bike.

Want to ensure that you're at your absolute blinding best for an event? Well you need to brush up on the black art of ‘peaking’.

Feeling flat and lazy from a lack of riding this winter? Well grab an indoor trainer and do something about it!

Part 2 of our training guide - how to make more power.

To climb faster you either need to get lighter or produce more power. On flatter ground, lots of power really rules the roost, but what is it and how do you get it?

Physiotherapist and cyclist Blair Martin looks at the common injuries that he sees in the mountain bikers that come through his clinic—are you one of them?

Matt Hart offers his essential and somewhat unique guide on how to become a better hill climber.

Breathe Better It’s something that we all do, but can it be done better? Steve Hinchliffe looks at some alternative breathing techniques that may help you extract more ‘go’ from what you’ve got. As cyclists, most of us would like to get fitter so that we can ride faster for longer and in greater comfort. There are numerous aspects to fitness but one of the most important is aerobic performance; our body’s ability to extract oxygen from the atmosphere and get it to our often screaming muscles.

We all know that stretching is important, but few of us make the time to actually do it. Here’s a stretching regime that just about anyone can follow—even with a busy schedule.

Want to improve? Want a training program that is tailored especially for you? Damian Grundy shows how to structure your own basic training schedule.

Life can be pretty overwhelming at times, especially when you have your plate full with work and family commitments. As a result, riding often takes a back seat and fitness wanes. When a ride opportunity finally presents itself, you're left as a wheezing gasping mess, flailing away behind your fitter riding buddies. This article will look at some small things you can do to keep your body prepared for cycling with only a small investment of time. Commute to Work