Are you training, or just riding???

Here is a question I ask many cyclists and triathletes that I meet.  To me it is REALLY important… So are you training, or just cycling???   I had a chat to the guys from The Sweat Cave on the … Read More

Into the Sweat Cave…

It’s that time of the year again when the weather has mostly turned against us, and many cyclists are forced to dust off the turbo trainer, or rollers to get some extra winter miles.  For some the pain cave, sweat … Read More

The madness of winter training

Some great reasons to get on the turbo from Sportstest coached Karen Poole…. After all Winter pain = Summer gain 🙂

FTP, myth or reality? What has it got to do with this…

So I was recently asked to give a brief presentation at ZwiftCon UK (a fan event for Zwift users in the UK) about FTP [Functional Threshold Power], and given the tenuous title of FTP, myth or reality.  In my usual … Read More

To the Dark Side…

We have teamed up with Elite mountain biker Verity Appleyard to deliver an MTB training day… What is it?  A day of discussion, seminars and practical sessions looking at the elements involved in improving your mountain biking. Aimed at the regular cyclist (mountain … Read More

First Running Race and Rehab

More brilliant insights from Sportstest coached Alex Taylor…. his summary: Running races are really friendly and supportive When adrenaline kicks in, things that hurt, stop hurting. Until after. Trust your coach (as long as you have a good one!) Don’t … Read More

A new Venture: Project Donkey pt 2

It is always great to make a few notes as an end of season review. It helps give focus when building for the coming season. Here Sportstest coaching Alex Taylor gives an honest and useful review of the season. If … Read More

Good days and bad days

Midway through the Haute Route, Sportstest coached Karen Poole shares her highs and lows…

Le Tour….l’offre…

Well it’s that special time of year again when both cycling and non-cycling fans tune in to watch the daily drama of the Tour de France. This year could have been rather dull and tedious (despite the stunning scenery), but … Read More

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