Finding the sweet spot with sports nutrition
So often the mentality in nutrition (and particularly sports nutrition) is “if some is good, more must be better”. If one protein shake helps recovery, then three will make my recovery three times as good. Fluid prevents dehydration and improves performance, so let’s guzzle down as much as possible. But as sports dietician Alan McCubbin […]
Your training questions answered with Dig Deep Coaching: part one
Back in early July we announced a new collaboration in which the team at Dig Deep Coaching answers your questions about training, nutrition and more, all here at CyclingTips. We received a huge number of questions after calling for submissions, and in this first instalment, Stephen Gallagher and the team at Dig Deep have selected […]
Your training questions answered with Dig Deep Coaching
CyclingTips has evolved in recent times to take a much broader view of road cycling – including with race and news coverage – but the site is still very much about providing you, the readers, with information that’s relevant to you as a cyclist. To continue developing this side of the site we’ve teamed up […]
How to hold your position in a bunch
Bunch positioning is essential to get right if you’re going to be competitive in any race. In this video, GCN’s Matt Stephens gives you some tips on how to be and stay perfectly placed.
How to set up a breakaway
The early breakaway is often the one that makes it all the way to the finish of the race. Judging the right moment to breakaway takes experience, but once you’re there, being off the front of the race is one of the greatest rushes in road racing.
How To Chase Down A Breakaway
When chasing down a breakaway you need to measure your effort, judge the right point to start chasing and communicate effectively with the other riders. Matt Stephens from GCN shows you how to do it.