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…
Your lungs are burning, heart pounding, breathing rate frantic — and this is just your local climb. The thought of riding up actual mountains 1,000 or more metres higher than…
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.
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…
Ag2r team study shows gains in Romain Bardet's power profile after post-altitude training camp testing
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?
WorldTour team Cannondale-Drapac show you how to warm effectively for a time trial
Our top tips on how to climb Box Hill
You won't find as many long climbs in the UK as you will on the Continent, but when you hit one you want to be in a position to conquer…
CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart.
Ten miles is an iconic distance for British domestic time triallists, but how can you eke out every second possible this summer to set a new 10-mile PB?
How do sprinters train for their explosive speed? Whether you're a racer or just looking to spice up your training rides, here are some sprint training sessions to try
Power meters are getting more affordable, but knowing what to do with one is a different matter. Jon Sharples of Train Sharp Cycle Coaching explains: “The main benefit is to…
Are you going for long bike rides but not getting fitter? You need to ride regularly to get the full benefit – and here's why
Even for those who seem to have reached the pinnacle of cycling, applying principles from other sports can keep progress in motion
Pacing is key when it comes to time trials: go off too fast and you'll fade, hold too much back and you'll be disappointed with your time. Here we look…
Cycling would be kind of dull without some sharp bends to get the G-forces up. We show you how to negotiate corners safely, while keeping your speed
We asked the Canyon//SRAM rider for some training sessions that would help riders targeting peak power
It’s a question we’ve all pondered: how many calories do I burn riding a bike? You can find quick and easy-to-apply equations to the number of calories burned cycling –…
Prepare well and you can ensure your training camp is a triumphant and not a disappointment
Cobbles bring out the supreme bike handlers and hard men of the pro peloton, here are a few useful hints to help you join them.
Want to graduate from 60-mile rides to 100-milers? We show you how to do it
Get your cycling off to a flyer — and begin spring as you mean to go on with these tips to maximise your cycling and fitness in the early season
There is an abundance of training theories that have been banded around over the years, but it is important to separate the fads from the facts.
With power meters gaining in popularity, is there still a benefit to training with heart rate?