My Training Space: 'We live in a central London flat – our kitchen has to double up as our gym!'

Aspiring pro cyclist Lizi Brooke shows us round the city apartment training space she shares with her husband Matt

Lizi Brookes on her turbo in her training room
(Image credit: Future)

Each month in this MY TRAINING SPACE series from Cycling Weekly’s print edition, a CW reader shows us around their training room, shed or garage, the part of their home or garden dedicated to all things cycling. They talk us through the equipment, as well as the motivating keepsakes and decorations that keep them training hard. This time, it’s the turn of Lizi Brooke…

I started out in rowing in 2012 and tested well indoors but never fully committed to the training. Someone convinced me to sign up to an Ironman, and over the next few years I built up my confidence on the bike, but most of my early riding was done on Zwift. In fact, I did so much indoor racing that in 2019 I was invited to do my first elite race on Zwift, leading to my selection for the UCI Esports World Champs this year. 

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