Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Cycling Performance

One of the body’s reactions to fear and anxiety is muscle tension. This can result in feeli...

Feb 21, 2018

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3 Tips to Maximise Your Training & Perform at Your Best!

We’ve discussed periodisation, programming and planning in many of our blogs, and whilst fo...

Feb 11, 2018

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Two Reasons Why Toe Straps Are Important for Track Cyclists

Regardless of whether you're a beginner or experienced track cyclist, the talk of toe-straps is o...

Nov 24, 2017

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Understanding Angles & Speed in Track Cycling

In this blog we want to chat briefly about angles and speed and what happens to your centre of gr...

Nov 16, 2017

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How to Correctly Grip your Sprint Bars

The way in which you grip your sprint bars is important as it can mean the difference betwee...

Nov 04, 2017

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Understanding Gear Ratios for Performance 

Understanding gear ratios is something that is usually taught very early in the piece for a new t...

Oct 27, 2017

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Specific Training versus Cross Training in Cycling. A Conflict or a...

Two things which we know are true according to science are these. 1.     Spe...

Oct 17, 2017

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Plyometrics for Cycling Performance

Visiting the gym (or setting up a gym at home) and completing a range of strength and conditionin...

Oct 02, 2017

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3 Core Skills to Improve Your Bunch & Sprint Racing 

As athletes, professional or amateur, we spend so much time working on our physiological fitness ...

Sep 25, 2017

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Training Quality over Quantity 

Focusing on quality over quantity is not a new concept but it is a rather good one, particul...

Sep 12, 2017

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Are You Riding to Tooth Decay?

When heading out for a long track session (plus 2 hours) or perhaps a long ride on the road, carr...

Aug 27, 2017

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2 Core Exercises We HIGHLY Recommend for Cyclists

Building a strong core (and maintaining it) is absolutely essential if you're trying to prog...

Aug 20, 2017

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Off-track Tactics You Want to Avoid!

A little while ago we walked a young talented rider to the start line of a big event and this par...

Aug 07, 2017

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The Sprint & The Long Way Round (Part 2)

In the previous blog (The Long Way Round) our Performance Analyst Michael, wrote about the extra ...

Jul 30, 2017

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The Long Way Round – Local Knowledge of Tracks!

Biomechanics, physics and maths are all the numeric elements of track cycling suit my interests c...

Jul 23, 2017

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