Welcome to my new blog which I'll use to document my ten month lead up to the UCI World Cycling Tour (UWCT) final to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2014.
My blog will be a mix of hopefully interesting stuff for you, from my training—both on bike and in the gym—nutrition, stuff about the bike, some fun and other updates along the way. From…Continue
Why should you get professional cycling coaching?
Cricket and footy teams have a coach to watch them play and golf clubs have a resident pro who helps player’s swing and approach to the game so why shouldn’t cyclists who are serious about improving their riding, keeping up with their mates or perhaps the occasional race, have a coach?
Last week I wrote about my fitness…Continue
You may ask why am I writing about hillclimbing?
I am not an elite cyclist but someone that has ridden a bike around the place for a few years and have covered my fair share of kilometres. Even though I live on the flats, I manage to get up in the Adelaide Hills often. To be comfortable riding up hills you need to ride them, and do it often. Incorporate a few hills into your weekly riding schedule, and get into them.
Importantly I need to acknowledge my…Continue
missed my planned rides today and I’ll rest tomorrow as well and hopefully it will settle down. I’ve still done most of my Pilates and weights session tonight but nothing on my legs.…
Just a short one this time to update where I’m at with my schedule.
I have now completed my 4-week period of ‘preparation’. I’m very happy with how this phase went. I have lost about 3kg, did my longest ever run (since running cross country at primary school) at 90 minutes and my longest time on the indoor trainer, also 90 minutes. No real soreness to speak of although my drivers… Continue
Added by Robert Daniell on August 8, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments
plan aimed at peaking for the Challenge tour in January 2011 and again for the Coast to Coast. I’ll be riding both of these as a member of the…Continue