I’ve often been of the mind-set that it’s healthy to try new things. Admittedly it’s usually wine or menu choices… but this year I decided that the new thing would be a time trial. The idea of cycling against the clock has always appealed to me but have been put off time trials by rumours … Continue reading A female’s take on riding her first TT
How To Put a Workout Into Zwift . Download the workout and locate it in your documents 2.Copy or cut the workout 3. In your documents folder on your computer, there will be a folder called Zwift 4. Open it up and paste the workout you have copied into the workout folder 5. Check the … Continue reading How To Put a Workout Into Zwift
Ok so in previous blogs I told you ‘All About FTP’ and ‘How to maximise your FTP test’ Now I’m giving you three killer sessions to increase your FTP and I’m also giving you the Ride Harder workout files to load them straight into Zwift and Training Peaks so you can do them straight away, or … Continue reading Three Awesome Session To Boost Your FTP
Ok, so you’ve decided to do an FTP test at home, here are some tips to try and help you maximise the results to provide usable and accurate data to train with ! Unsure what an FTP test is ? or why an accurate figure is important ? Read this Blog The FTP test is … Continue reading How to maximise your FTP test?
Let’s Talk About Your FTP ! No matter if you’ve new to cycling or been cycling for years I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about FTP but what does it mean? Functional Threshold Power is effectively the maximum power you can sustain for an hour. Knowing your FTP is seen as a key factor for … Continue reading Let’s talk about your FTP
For most of us, it’s winter, and that means shorter days and generally less desirable weather. With less daylight hours, it can feel even tougher to juggle everything and if you are like most people then you will probably struggle to get all your weekly training completed. It’s tough enough trying to get it done … Continue reading How to make the most of your commute….
Being aero is one of the biggest factors to going fast when on the bike as long as power is not compromised. This is hard to monitor with many other external factors but riding on the track eliminates them and allows you to compare different positions. I got invited to Derby Velodrome with Joe to … Continue reading Aero testing with Joe Skipper
Well at this time of the year most of the races are now over and the thought now moves to next year, however this phase is an important part of the year calendar so it needs to be structured like you would with any training block. Try not to fall into the trap of thinking … Continue reading What to do in the cycling off season…..
I’m not sure a 12hour cycle event can be called a TimeTrial but it exists in the TT calendar so must be correct?! My alarm went off at 4.15am and quickly I heard the rain lashing down on my window and just remembered laying there and thinking ‘great’. Anyway after a big bowl of porridge … Continue reading My first 12hour TimeTrial
Well after what seemed a really long winter of doing base training it is great to finally start racing and reap the rewards of all that hard work. I have been pleased with my training over the winter following a structured training plan with my Team Rideharder group and have also been working on my … Continue reading 2 PBs in a week!