Category Archive: Tips and tricks

Jun 23

Breathing – we’ve all been doing it wrong!

As coach to my running club I carry out coaching sessions and provide advice. After being asked more than once “How do you breathe?” the response “What do you mean? You’ve been doing it from birth!”

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Jan 29

Race day nutrition

Using Bike Radar and cycling books Mark Walker has put together a guide to what you should eat on race day.   Nutrition is often something that is easily overlooked leaving you to fatigue, cramp and bonk (aka ‘hunger knock’). Get your nutrition right and you can have a great ride. Below is a guide …

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Jan 29

Buyer’s guide to road racing bikes

The three things you need to become a good racer is the right training, nutrition and equipment. The first of these guides focuses on the equipment side of things in particular the bike.

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Jan 19

Riding both time trials and road races

Some riders might be worried that by riding a club time trial might affect their performance in a weekend road race…

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Jan 17

Keeping your bike clean

A clean bike is essential if you are going to do well. I found this video the other day which I thought it was really helpful.

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