Training: Getting Started





Gravel Riding

You can’t fail to have noticed the upsurge in popularity and coverage of gravel riding but is it just about selling us more bikes or is it a cycling trend that you should be getting on board of?

Published on: 18/02/2020

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Rescuing your winter cycling training

Whether you didn’t quite manage to get going again after your post-season break, fell off the training wagon during the Festive period or have let your New Year’s resolution slip already, here's how to get your winter back on track.

Published on: 09/01/2020

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Why follow a digital structured training plan?

All of the 2020 British Cycling Training Plans are now fully built, smart trainer compatible and hosted on TrainingPeaks. What are the advantages though of following a structured training plan, especially a digital one?

Published on: 09/01/2020

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Try a race on Zwift

If you’re looking for extra motivation for your indoor training, entering a race on Zwift could be just the boost you’re looking for. Many top riders use it to supplement their training and a lot have claimed they go deeper virtual racing than they do on the road. There are races for all levels of riders and, without having to leave your own home to pin a virtual number on, you won’t find a more accessible and convenient form of cycle sport.

Published on: 17/12/2019

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The 2020 British Cycling Training Plans

We’ve just launched 13 brand new digital training plans on TrainingPeaks but what’s new about them, how do you get them and which plan should you choose for the autumn and winter?

Published on: 17/09/2019

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Understanding intensity 3: power

With power meters become more widely available and affordable, more riders are using them. Find out their pros and cons, how to optimse using one and what power training zones mean in the real world.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 11/06/2019

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Riding a 10-mile time trial

Your local club 10-mile time trial is a great way to test your fitness, get a quality training session and measure your progress through the season.

Published on: 11/06/2019

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Top tips for riding and racing abroad

Things to think about when you are riding and racing abroad.

Published on: 16/01/2015

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