So it’s November, the nights are getting longer and the weather is getting colder, to the racing cyclists this means only one thing, time to start that Base training block. To many Base training is the period over the winter involving long slow miles with friends, warming coffee stops and less breathing through ones arse … Continue reading Base Training Part 1: What, Why, and How does it make me Faster?
Energy Systems, and why every cyclists should know about them. All energy used by the body, whether it is sprinting for the line on the Champs-Elysees or sleeping comes from the breakdown of a molecule inside the body called ATP (adenosine triphosphate). The more energy required for an activity, the more ATP is needed and … Continue reading Energy Systems, and why every cyclist should know about them.
So after 18 months of letting my blog go very stale I am back, and have a new direction. After my first and only triathlon in April 2013 I decided that I loved cycling so returned to training solely in the sport, with my first goal the inaugural Ride London in August 2013. For 2014 … Continue reading Back to Cycling and Back to Blogging