‘There was just so much to learn and so little readily available information': Elinor Barker on life as a pregnant athlete

Barker's sentiments are extremely relatable, writes Cycling Weekly's pretty-pregnant-herself Tech Editor

Elinor Barker
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“There was just so much to learn and so little readily available information,” Olympic track rider Elinor Barker has said of her search for information on training during pregnancy. 

It's rare for an editor to interject. But being well into my second trimester myself, it's a sentiment I can relate to. 

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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.