Helen Kelly

How to become a better criterium racer

We’re working with Deep Dig Coaching to provide you with twice-monthly training articles. In the meantime, we invite you to revisit popular posts originally posted on CyclingTips by Helen Kelly from Kelly Cycle Coaching. It’s summer here in Australia which means it’s criterium season, and many riders are testing themselves on short-course races at this […]

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How to become a better time trialist

There is nothing more satisfying than winning the race of truth: an individual time trial.¬†Winning an ITT means you were the fastest rider on the day, that you’d mastered your race day pacing and left nothing in the legs, crossing the line exhausted but triumphant. So how do you become a great time trialist? Helen […]

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What it takes to win a nationals road race

On Saturday afternoon Gracie Elvin became the first woman in 20 years to win back-to-back titles at the Australian national championships road race. In this piece Helen Kelly from Kelly Cycle Coaching analyses Gracie’s power file from the race and considers what it takes to win a national championship road race.

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How to become a better criterium racer

It’s summer here in Australia which means it’s criterium season. From local club crits, through to bigger races likes the Bay Crits and even the national criterium championships, many riders are testing themselves on these short-course races at this time of year. So what are some of the things you can do to improve your […]

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How to become a better climber

Whether you’re a flatlands specialist, a mountain goat or something in between, there’s a fair chance you’d like to be a little stronger when it comes to climbing. And while there’s no quick fix, there are certainly things you can do to make yourself that little bit more competitive when the road heads up. Helen […]

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Training programs: one size fits all?

The one request I get more than any other is for training advice. Unfortunately this topic is not as simple and generic as you might think and I’m careful to avoid writing about it since I’m not an expert. However, I’ve asked former professional cyclist and level 2 cycling coach Helen Kelly to write about […]

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