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Sleep For Cyclists

Sleep for Cyclists

The importance of sleep for cyclists in training can’t be overstated. If you are familiar with the Principles of Training you will already know that fitness comes from overcompensation, the body rebuilds itself stronger after a training stress. That rebuilding process happens whilst we are resting or asleep – so the quality of our sleep […]

Dinner for Cyclists

Cycling Nutrition Tips – Dinner For Cyclists

Consistently eating a nutritionally balanced dinner for cyclists will help you recover from the training sessions in your cycling training plan. We conclude our Cycling Nutrition Tips series with thanks to Team Sky Head Chef Søren Kristiansen and Nigel Mitchell, Head of Nutrition at Team Sky who talk us through a perfect dinner for cyclists. […]

Sportive Checklist

Sportive Checklist

If you have been following our Sportive Training Plan the week before your sportive features light training and therefore more spare time; use the time wisely to go through this sportive checklist. Sportive Checklist: Bike Check Drop your bike into your local bike shop a week or so before your event or do a service […]

Sportive Nutrition Tips

Sportive Nutrition and Hydration

The number one rule of sportive nutrition is to not experiment with eating and drinking anything new during the week before a sportive. The sportive nutrition tips below apply equally to normal training weeks and training rides so if you haven’t tested nutrition and hydration yet, test new food and drink combinations now and get into […]

Aerodynamic Riding Positions

Aerodynamic Riding Positions

Experimenting with aerodynamic riding positions and being “more aero” is a much talked about subject amongst cyclists, particularly those looking for performance improvements. Air resistance has the greatest effect on a riders ability to ride quicker or use less energy to maintain the same speed. Get Lean to Get Aero What the manufacturers of smooth carbon […]

Rest and Recovery for Cyclists

Rest and Recovery for Cyclists

The importance of rest and recovery for cyclists can not be over stressed, combined with following the guidelines for proper nutrition for cyclists, it could be the crucial difference in your training plan. In the Principles of Cycling Training we cover the training principle of “overcompensation” discussing how the body rebuilds itself and gets fitter […]

Team Sky Cycling Nutrition Tips

Following these cycling nutrition tips will help you lose fat, stay healthy and improve your power to weight ratio if accompanied by a progressive cycling training plan. Our cycling nutrition tips series with is packed full of simple and effective cycling nutrition advice from Team Sky Head Chef Søren Kristiansen and Nigel Mitchell, Head of […]

Cycling Nutrition Tips | Juice Recipes for Cyclists | Brevet

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Juice Recipes for Cyclists

Following these cycling nutrition tips will help you lose fat, stay healthy and improve your power to weight ratio if accompanied by a progressive cycling training plan. We continue our Cycling Nutrition Tips series with thanks to Team Sky Head Chef Søren Kristiansen and Nigel Mitchell, Head of Nutrition at Team Sky who talk us through the hydration and […]

Bike Hydration Tips

Keeping well hydrated on the bike is key to good cycling performance. Here at Brevet we recommend nuun tablets to keep you hydrated properly. Mike Aunger from Technique Physio gives us the lowdown on some simple bike hydration tips will help you avoid dehydration. Bike Hydration Tips 1. Watch each other for signs of dehydration […]

Breakfast for Cycling

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Breakfast for Cycling

Consistently eating a good breakfast for cycling will help you keep energized for longer and improve your power to weight ratio if accompanied by a progressive cycling training plan. We continue our Cycling Nutrition Tips series with thanks to Team Sky Head Chef Søren Kristiansen and Nigel Mitchell, Head of Nutrition at Team Sky who talk us […]

How to Prevent Leg Cramps When Cycling

How to Prevent Leg Cramps When Cycling

If you are wondering how to prevent leg cramps when cycling and you are looking for a simple answer that will stop leg cramps then you might be disappointed. The truth is there is no single solution from the medical and sport science world that can prevent riders getting leg cramps when cycling. After recently having […]

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Go Nuts

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Go Nuts

We continue our Cycling Nutrition Tips series as Team Sky sports nutritionist Nigel Mitchell talks us through why you should be adding nuts and seeds to your breakfast. Nutritional Benefits Seeds are high in fiber, vitamin E, monounsaturated fats, protein, iron, folic acid and zinc whilst goji berries contain all essential amino acids, have the […]

Brevet is now an official TrainingPeaks Advocate

TrainingPeaks select Brevet as an Official Advocate

We are proud to announce that Brevet has been selected as an Official TrainingPeaks Advocate. TrainingPeaks are the providers of world leading training and nutrition management software that helps aspiring amateurs plan their training with the same ease of use and attention to detail as a Tour de France winner: Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de […]

Feed Zone Cookbook

Book Review: Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju and Dr. Lim

The Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju and Dr. Lim deserves a place on the kitchen shelf in any endurance athletes kitchen. It’s packed with quick, easy and nutritious recipes to fuel you before you train and during the critical post exercise recovery phase. The Feed Zone Cookbook also features excellent recipes for portables that you can […]