Allan Peiper’s pre-Classic intervals were done as part of a four-hour ride. He would warm up for an hour then ride up a five-minute climb at maximum intensity. OK so…

Up and coming Kent-based time trial sensation Calum Anderton chatted to Louise Mahé about his final few weeks of preparation for the GHS National 10-mile Championships in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, back…

Nail it: Climbing

Nail it! Correct cycling technique and some grit will get you all the way to the top of steep hills

Staying motivated can be hard, but can playing the right tunes keep you pushing on? Andrew Hamilton explores...

Andy has perfect weather all year round, but when do you stop and take a rest? Rob Mortlock discusses

After spending time at British Cycling's Under-23 Academy, Joe Perrett rode his first season as a professional this year. He chatted to Louise Mahé as he kept himself ticking over…

Churning out the miles is a great way to get fit, but to really step up you will need to mix-up your training with intervals, Andrew Hamilton explains

Alan is filled with tredpidaton ahead of his first training camp in Majorca next year, Rob Mortlock tells him how to prepare

The arrival of winter doesn't mean your cycling has to stop and your hard-earned fitness has to melt away. A brief pit stop will renew your zest for cycling and…

Commuting during winter is a great way to stay fit, and need not be cold or dangerous - provided you prepare thoroughly

Power meters can offer a more precise way of getting fit - we go to TrainSharp's 
fitness headquarters to find out how to use the data

The surprise runner-up at the National Time Trial Championships talks Louise Mahé through his week of training building up to the big event

Short road races are all about high-intensity bursts of maximal effort followed by fast recovery where you do as little work as possible then repeat.

Hone your aerobic endurance, motivation to keep going for several hours, efficient hill climbing and group riding.

Embarking on a training programme can be fraught with pitfalls and conflicting advice. So where do you start? Coach Huw Williams outlines the three basic training principles that will get…