Cycling Weekly’s fitness pages cover everything from pro level training to the occasional cyclist wanting to lose some weight. Whether it’s how Bradley Wiggins trained to win the 2012 Tour de France or how to survive a hilly sportive, we’ve got the information you need to improve your riding.

If you’re serious about your cycling you need to be serious about your nutrition. Eating the right diet is key to fueling your rides and recovering afterwards. There’s a lot of bad advice out there, so we keep it simple, with real life advice from qualified nutritional experts. Learn what to eat, what not to eat and when to eat it.

Getting your riding position right is key to optimal performance. If you’re serious about improving your riding, or just looking to make yourself more comfortable for a long day in the saddle, getting the right bike fit is key. Our bike fit section brings you the best of the bike fit theories and practices currently out there.

There are an infinite number of ways to train, from simply riding your bike all day to short, structured power intervals. Whether you’ve got all the gadgets or just ride on feel, we can help you tailor your training to your goals. Or just help you enjoy riding your bike by helping you get a little fitter.


Are you painfully obsessed with KOMs and segment times? Bedevilled by ‘uh-oh’ notifications? Or is it all just healthy, competitive fun? We speak to some self-confessed Strava fanatics

Most cyclists will suffer from saddle sores from time to time. At best, these are a minor inconvenience and a little bit uncomfortable. At worst, they can require medical intervention…

Whether it be losing weight, improving your on bike efficiency or utilising fat as a energy source. When executed correctly fasted rides can provide improvements across all areas of your…

Foam rolling exercises: quads

Using a foam roller is advised by physiotherapists, osteopaths and coaches the world over. In fact, we’ve yet to hear a sports injury or performance specialist not recommend the use…

RideLondon is almost here – and if you’re fighting rising waves of panic about making it round the 100 mile circuit, we've got plenty of advice for you.

Etixx nutritionist Charlotte Kennedy gives us the lowdown on what you need to eat and drink to complete the RideLondon 100

Anyone who’s raced a bike knows that cycling can be cruelly hard, but how does it stack up against other gruelling sports? Do we have a valid claim to be…

Common place on a multitude of climbs, hairpin bends are the perfect opportunity to break an ascent up both psychologically or physically. But how do you ride them to perfection?