Luke Rowe column: 'If we could do two days training in one day, we could spend Sunday hungover in bed''

Our weekly columnist and Team Sky rider tells us more about the night life of a professional athlete, or lack thereof

During my third and final year on the British Cycling Academy I was living in Manchester throughout the winter. Me and the other riders quite enjoyed a night out from time to time but we always made sure we did the training at the same time.

If you’re going to party in the night you’ve got to get up the next morning and do the training! We were quite balanced and good like that; most of the time if we were going out, we’d make sure we backed it up with training and got the work done.

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