Published: 10 October 2013
How much training do you need to complete to ride a sportive? That's the question our Friday Tip from the British Cycling Insight Zone aims to answer.
Sportives are an endurance activity, so that means putting the hours in but keeping training time efficient, focussed and hopefully, enjoyable. Therefore, paying attention to training time, consistency, intensity and progression is key. Read the full article:
British Cycling members can also get advice on the perfect working days nutrition from Great Britain Cycling Team Nutritionist, Nigel Mitchell.
Every Friday, we'll be publishing a tip from the British Cycling Insight Zone, which is the home of training advice from the same experts that helped Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish achieve success.
Next Friday, we'll explain the benefits of using a heart rate monitor for your training - an essential read if you need to set your training zones before starting to use British Cycling Sportive Training Plans.