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Glute Strengthening Exercises for Cyclists

Yes, strong legs are a trait of cyclist - and an important one. 

But don’t forget the importance of your glutes!

We'll share with you now why glute strength is so important in cycling and offer a few exercises that you can do at home or in the gym to improve this major muscle group.

The glutes are made up of three gluteal muscles:

  • the gluteus maximus (the largest of the...
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How to Master the Art of 'Slow Riding' Around the Banks

One of the most daunting tasks that every track rider will face when attempting slow riding in the banks is confidently staying upright around the banks.

Most riders will maintain a fairly high cadence and speed when they first get on the track to avoid ‘slipping’ whilst keeping their nerves in check!

Even though riding efficiently and moderately fast around the track all...

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Race Mistakes & How to Avoid Them! [Part 2]

If you missed Part 1 of this blog, we’d recommend you go back and have a read by clicking here before continuing on to Part 2 below. 

In Part 1 we talked about 3 different types of race mistakes which occur in race events (namely bunch events) and how to avoid them.

Below, we're going to cover three more common factors which influence results and give you a few more...

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Race Mistakes & How to Avoid Them! [Part 1]

We’ve all been there…

Bell rings ding ding ding, final lap...

...and you’re stuck, boxed in, and in the middle of the race field.

This is THE MOST common mistake of a guaranteed 1 in 10 riders.

Only 1 RIDER can win the race, so how do you make that rider you?

How do you avoid getting caught in places you definitely should not be with a lap to go?

In this blog, we’re...

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The FASTEST Way Around the Velodrome

Spending hours and hours training, eating well, getting yourself mentally prepared, ensuring you’re injury free and strong, etc... etc... are all paramount to your cycling success.

BUT don’t forget a few of the one percenters that can make an enormous difference - simply by being aware of them when you are training and racing.

One of those ‘one percenters’ is the...

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New Partners Join Track Cycling Academy

It’s with great pleasure that we announce two exciting new Track Cycling Academy partners:

  1. RIDE Media
  2. Velodromeshop.net

As we progress towards a new and exciting chapter with our Inner Circle Coaching Program...

...we are proud and honoured to have the support of these fantastic partners who are all track cycling enthusiasts and have a passion to see growth within the track...

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How to Ride the Rollers

So you’ve just bought a brand new set of rollers after reading just how beneficial they are in our previous blog on Why Learning How to Cycle on Rollers is SO IMPORTANT.

Welcome to a whole new territory of riding!

There’s nothing quite like being able to roll your legs, with limited resistance in between races or training efforts.

The rollers are a great tool for warm up, training...

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How to be a Great Track Cycling Sprinter

In this video, World Champion Track Cyclist, Kerrie Meares shares her secrets on how to become a great track sprinter... and it requires more than just pedalling fast.

Kerrie will share with you...

3 major elements you need to focus on, and...

6 key tactics when racing an opponent.

Leave us a comment below, we'd love to hear from you!

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Welcome to the Team... Shane Perkins!

It is with great excitement that today, we announce and welcome a new member to the Track Cycling Team...

World Champion Shane Perkins!

  • Keirin World Champion
  • Olympic Bronze Medalist
  • World Champion Team Sprinter

Shane is no stranger to the top step of podiums, and he's going to be sharing his winning secrets on Keirins, Sprints and a range of other topics with our valued members. 

Let us...

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Why is Testing in Track Cycling so Important?

To truly reveal an athlete’s capabilities, limits must be tested.

Testing = Measurability

Without testing, how will you measure improvement?

Without testing, how will you work out strengths and weaknesses?

Without testing, how will you work out key areas to focus on?

Whilst there’s always a right time and place to conduct testing in the overall training macrocycle, it’s a very...

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