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How to Peak and Perform at the Right Time

Peaking is when you feel and operate at your absolute best, ideally you should have a very limited amount of residual fatigue from previous training and have acquired a substantial amount of fitness. 

It's a simple equation that looks like this:

PEAKING = FITNESS - FATIGUE

Understanding your body, the level of intensity and volume that you put your body under in the weeks prior to your...

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The fastest entry line for the 200m time trial

With the change in the UCI rulings, the importance of a smooth and fast 200m time has never been more important yet we have watched many cyclists get it wrong and end up with a poor seeding going into the sprint rounds. 

Finding the right entry line will differ from track to track based on the differentiation in banking gradients, transitions and track distances (e.g. 250 or 333m...

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Top 3 Accessories from the Worlds Best Track Cyclists

Have you ever wondered what’s inside the backpack of some of the worlds best track cyclists?

What do they rate as their top cycling accessories, ones that help them get the best out of themselves at training events and competitions?

We’re not talking about the fundamentals such as bike, helmet, rollers, shoes and chain ring bags - they’re the mandatory items!

Instead,...

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How to Deal with Race Day Nerves

Getting yourself mentally prepared to perform on race day isn’t an easy task.

Nerves are an imperative part of the process and just like the rest of the physiological preparation plan, requires training like your muscles.

World Champion Shane Perkins talks exclusively about his experience with nerves, and how he utilised them to get the most out of himself to win some of the biggest races...

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How to Prepare for Your Next Track Cycling Race

There’s either one of two emotional reactions you’ll have when we ask you...

Are you ready to race?!

You’re either going to read this and think:

a. No, not quite or not at all, or

b. Yes, absolutely!

Whilst we hope it’s the latter, if it’s not then there’s no time like the present, so let’s get cracking!

There are 4 elements we want to...

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Track Cycling at the Rio Olympics

It's Time!!!

The Track Cycling at the Rio Olympics kicks off on 11th August in Rio!!

We will be covering each event on our Facebook page: 

www.FB.com/TrackCyclingAcademy

So make sure you've Liked the page to get the updates.

Below you'll find 5 videos from World Champion Kerrie Meares who gives you an overview of each event at the Rio Olympics, and her insights on who...

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Calling all Masters: World Track Championships Preparation

The World Masters Track Championships are the pinnacle event for Masters track riders and the 2016 Championships is getting closer with just under 54 days to go!

For those who are looking towards the 2017 Masters Games in Cambridge, NZ - the Championships are not too far off for you also, with just under 255 days to go!

Further ahead, the 2017/18 UCI Masters Track Cycling...

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Your Guide to Track Cycling in Rio!

The RIO Olympics will kick off this weekend in Brazil and we can’t wait for the track cycling to commence on Day 6!

However, before track gets underway we have the opening ceremony to look forward too, and we will most definitely be cheering Kerrie’s sister Anna on as she leads the Australian team into the Games in what will be her fourth Olympic Games!

In this blog we want to equip...

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Sprint Tactics: Part 2 - 3 Strategies to Race the Sprint From the BACK!

In this two part sprint tactic series we’re talking about tips and training suggestions to help you get the most out of your sprint racing!

In part one, we looked at 3 strategies and key focuses when you’re riding the sprint from the front or bottom position.

In this blog, we’re going to look at 3 strategies and training tips to ride the sprint from the back or top...

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Sprint Tactics: Part 1 - 3 Strategies to Race the Sprint From the FRONT!

When it comes to mastering the craft of the ‘cat and mouse’ there are a few simple strategies that if adhered to, will give you the best opportunity tactically to out-smart your opponent.

In this blog we want to offer your 3 simple strategies to ride the sprint from the front position.

If you find you draw ‘1’ or ‘bottom’ before the race,...

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