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Nutrition & Training

Five top cadence drills for more power, less fatigue

Five top cadence drills for more power, less fatigue

The ability to vary your pedal cadence will help to keep you power consistent, and to reduce fatigue. Try these drills on your next training ride – no cadence sensor needed.
PRO INSIGHTS: How to come back from a crash

PRO INSIGHTS: How to come back from a crash

For racing cyclists both amateur and professional, the occasional crash comes with the territory. Pro rider Martyn Irvine – himself recovering from a fractured pelvis – offers advice on bouncing back from injury.
Seven top tips for surviving a summer sportive

Seven top tips for surviving a summer sportive

Taking on a long-distance ride can be a challenge, especially in the height of summer. Check out our top tips to beat the heat and make it to the finish line in comfort.
PRO INSIGHTS: Denifl conquers the Kitzbüheler Horn

PRO INSIGHTS: Denifl conquers the Kitzbüheler Horn

A strong ride from Stefan Denifl on Stage 4 of the Tour of Austria saw him move into the leader's jersey. We look at the numbers behind his conquering of the feared Kitzbüheler Horn climb.

Skills development: Training to sensations

Skills development: Training to sensations

In today’s hardware-driven world the importance of ‘training to feel’ is sometimes forgotten. Learn when to ditch the data and listen to what your body is trying to tell you.
PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse wins US national champs

PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse wins US national champs

Larry Warbasse's ride to victory at the US National Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee, showed that sometimes it's racing guile, not raw power, that takes the day.
PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse's TDS power data, analysed

PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse's TDS power data, analysed

It takes an incredible feat of effort to win a stage in a WorldTour cycling race. Performance Director Stephen Barrett analyses the power files from Larry Warbasse's epic Tour de Suisse Stage 4 victory.
Training zones explained

Training zones explained

If you want to progress your training by following a structured plan, you’ll very soon hear reference to training zones – either power, heart rate (HR) or both. But what are they? We explain...
EXPLAINER: What is ketosis?

EXPLAINER: What is ketosis?

Ketosis or the ketogenic diet (‘keto’ for short) have hit the headlines in recent years as being latest ‘magic bullet’ for weight loss and improved physical performance, but what do they mean? We investigate.
Skills development: positioning and contact points

Skills development: positioning and contact points

Developing your biking skills starts with getting your positioning and contact points right. Aqua Blue Sport Performance Director Leigh ‘Rok’ Bryan reveals more.
PRO INSIGHTS: How to be a better sprinter

PRO INSIGHTS: How to be a better sprinter

Sprinting is an essential cycling skill that any rider can learn and improve on. Aqua Blue Sport's fast man Adam Blythe reveals how to work on your final kick to beat your competitors over the line.
PRO INSIGHTS: Conor Dunne’s TdY power data, analysed

PRO INSIGHTS: Conor Dunne’s TdY power data, analysed

Ever wondered how much power you need to be in the pro rider? We looked at breakaway king Conor Dunne's Tour de Yorkshire data files to find out...