Commute, training, work, riding

Many people see their commute to work as ‘dead miles'. However, with the evenings getting longer and lighter, it's time to start putting those commuting miles to optimal use. You can turn your commute into a specific session that will help your riding.

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MondayRest day: use alternative transport, bring any extra kit or clothes needed for the rest of the week
TuesdayRide with sprintsAlternative transport
WednesdayAlternative transportExtended ride with 2x10-minute efforts
ThursdayRecovery rideRide with 4x2-minute efforts
FridayRecovery rideSteady ride

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.