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Friday Tip: Why train for sportives?

Friday Tip: Why train for sportives?

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This weeks' Friday Tip from the is all about the benefits of structured training and comes following yesterday's launch of British Cycling's

We look at the three main factors which make structured training work - mental, physical, and social wellbeing. With all three, we become much happier people and better bike riders. Read the full article:

Why To Train

British Cycling members can also get advice on the fundamentals of following and getting maximum benefit from a training plan from British Cycling coaching expert Andrew Gillott:

Maximise Training Gains

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 how much training you'll need before riding a sportive - an essential read if you're thinking of using the British Cycling Sportive Training Plans this year.

There are three main factors why structured training works. If we have mental, physical, and social wellbeing then we become much happier people. If one of those areas starts to decline it can have an impact on any of the other two and we start to become frustrated mentally, physically and or socially.

Read the full article here.

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