Category Archive: Cycling Training

Yellow Jersey Training – What we have learnt from Cycling’s Greats – Part 1/4

                                  ‘If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind’  – Lao-Tzu,… Continue reading

Cycling is not just something you do at the weekend: 5 days of midweek training showdowns

Why and how midweek training sessions are vital to drive up your cycling ability [Don’t tell your mate on facebook, this will make you better!] As your pounding legs under the office desk… Continue reading

Why indoor cycling is winning Kona, Tour de France & Olympic gold medals

[Mark Cavendish & Pete Kennaugh smashing it in indoor training] How effective is indoor equipment; indoor focused sessions in a cyclist’s training arsenal? Trainers, gym instructors, your mum always pipe on about the… Continue reading

Powerlevels / FTP: Pros vs Humans

Lets have a frank conversation, how good is good? What numbers do you have to post (in addition to a number of amateurs watching your number cross the finish line in front of… Continue reading

Blast from the past- How do you spin cycle for 24 hours?

I was looking through some old posts and thought I would post this from the summer. This article is in relation to a 24hour spin cycling challenge I completed for a homeless charity… Continue reading

Joining the ‘Fight Club’ of cycling @AthleteLabSG

When I joined up to Athlete Lab I was intrigued by the session entitled ‘Fight Club’. The session description is as follows: ‘These intervals are designed to take you well into your anaerobic zones (dark… Continue reading

Top 10 cycle climbs in Britain-Why to train @AthleteLabLDN this January

This morning (and about an hour ago…) I got the true blunt trauma of Athlete Lab’s hill interval training or ‘New Castle Pain’ as it was known. BUT my progress has been staggering… Continue reading

AWOL film on Transcontinental Bike Race

‘Melons, Trucks & Angry Dogs’ – Part 1 Just got tweeted this today by @Pollyhound Love it! This was the race I took part in August. Funny enough I feature at 1.44; seemingly… Continue reading

‘Trial by Fire’ FTP test @athletelabSG

So I was warned this would be painful….perhaps a little tough…..what I didn’t expect was in the last 30secs (as you will see from the video above) is that I quite frankly didn’t… Continue reading

5 Reasons Cyclists Should Start Indoor Cycling

A perspective from Singapore – You’re a road cyclist in a small nation. It’s mostly flat, with a highest natural point of 166 metres. The weather is ok if you don’t get caught… Continue reading