Chris Froome reveals the extraordinary nocturnal training regime that he tried on his way to success

You won't find this in any training manuals

Chris Froome on stage 17 of the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

If you've ever wondered what it takes to become a four-time Tour de France winner, then Chris Froome has revealed some of the outrageous training techniques that he's been willing to try during his career... including ignoring things like day and night.

Writing in Shortlist magazine, Froome revealed how he had to learn to moderate his drive for success in order to become a better rider, giving one extraordinary example.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.