Frans Verbeeck trained hard and long, but there was one rider he couldn't out-train
When looked at over a period of months, your average speed can tell you a great deal about how you’re improving as a cyclist. Here’s some top tips to get…
The fountain of eternal youth hasn't been located yet, but the bike in your garage is a good place to start
We ruminate on riding against the machine: should we use data all the time when cycling?
Cyclists are obsessed with output. We spend fortunes on hardware and sof tware to monitor power, heart rate and calorie burn, to track our rides and compare ourselves with others.…
Having learnt the hard way about body weight obsession, Charlie Graham-Dixon goes in search of a healthier perspective
Sedentary lifestyles, poor posture and overtraining can all lead to ineffective use of your backside
here’s a line between suffering for long-term gains and pain which can signal you’re at risk of further injury. Know when to tell the difference.
Facing up to her pre-race nerves, Michelle Arthurs-Brennan discovers that confronting fears head-on can help you ride faster
Hay fever can be a nightmare for cyclists, but there are effective steps you can take to reduce symptoms and keep riding explains Vicky Ware
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?
Why you need chamois cream, how to apply it, and where to buy it
Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too
CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart.
The former world champion, Dame Sarah Storey and a consultant obstetrician provide their advice for expectant mothers
How do you draw your roadmap to success? Hannah Reynolds and Josephine Perry explain how to build your personal profile and turn self-knowledge into success
We asked the experts for the most common pitfalls to be aware of when it comes to finding the causes and best treatments for cycling injuries.
If you’re training for performance then the term FTP – which stands for Functional Threshold Power – will probably have come up at some point. Measured in watts, FTP is…
24hr TT supremo: Michael Broadwith When we arrive at Michael Broadwith’s home in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the whole place is full of life, young children seemingly everywhere. The Broadwiths — Michael,…
Investing some time into prehab exercise could help you stay injury-free and perform better on the bike - so why aren’t more of us doing it?
Before you’re lured by spring sunshine into ramping up your training, consider the possible consequences for your knees, writes Graham Theobald
Simon Warren takes on Zwift's new Alpe and see how it stacks up against the real thing
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.
Let’s be under no illusions: the physiological glass ceiling exists — your body’s limitations, though invisible, are real. World-class athletes need to know exactly where their limits lie: the areas…
Number one: pedal on a tight bend and stack it. But that's obvious... right?