I recently came across the best motto I’ve ever heard, and since then I’ve tried to apply it to EVERYTHING I do and not just my cycling… When your mind is telling you that you’re done, you’re really only 40% done Think about it… When you’re cycling and feel like you can do no more, are you REALLY unable to continue? Could you not just grin and bear it? When I’m training
Here’s hoping that you got to watch the inspirational performances of both Brownlee Brothers at the Rio Olympics. Gold & Silver – Go Team GB! During Alistair’s interview he was asked whether his brother could beat him to Gold in Tokyo 2020. His response was that Jonny had been smashing him in training and Alistair had been hurting so much all year to just stay with him! He said that Jonny will beat him
It was a calm Saturday morning. The air was clear and the weather although slightly grey would mean perfect conditions for a Time Trial (TT). And for Coach Ant (who today seems to be enjoying writing in the third person)… It meant an attempt at reducing his 10 mile TT personal best (which stood at 21:40). His drive to the P881r (the confusing course number these events are given) near Liphook was straight forward. 50 minutes
We get a whole host of cycling related questions which is amazing – it’s great to know that you want to know more about how you can improve. But one of the most popular question surrounds Power Meters and more specifically how they can be used to great effect (and why we use them as our main way of measuring intensity in our studio). So let us begin… What exactly is a power meter?
Everybody has a cycling weakness, even the great Chris Froome! If you’re reading this and think that you don’t, then the likelihood is that you’re lying to yourself. Being honest with yourself or even better, having somebody else critique your abilities, opens you up to becoming a much stronger cyclist because you can correctly identify your weakness. Once you know and understand that weakness, you can put a plan in place to combat it.