Katie Archibald column: Sleep is the most important form of recovery, recovery is the only way you improve

"That voice in your head can rarely be trusted. Like that time it said I’d already eaten enough and didn’t need to see the dessert menu"

Katie Archibald.

(Image credit: Nick Hill)

Olympic and world champion, Katie Archibald got into cycling after winning handicap races on a Highland Games grass track. She writes a column for Cycling Weekly each week

It’s 6.30 on a Monday morning and I’m on a train from Glasgow to Manchester. I’d feel very important were it not for the knowledge that the first train, and with it the truly important people, leaves at 4am.

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