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Bike Training Videos | Road to Paris

Bike Training Videos #6: Road to Paris

“Road to Paris” is the latest in our series of bike training videos that are perfect for turbo training workouts. Take out your anger at the doping era by completing a tough 30 minute threshold session clean! Lao-Tsu, 6th Century B.C. This slick documentary produced by Nike in 2001 starts with this typically Armstrong-esque quote […]

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 […]

Bike Training Videos | Stars and Water Carriers

Bike Training Videos #4: Stars and Water Carriers

“Stars and Watercarriers” is the fourth in our series of free bike training videos that are perfect for turbo training workouts. Rouleur Directed by danish film maker Jørgen Leth, Stars and Watercarriers tells the story of the 1973 Giro d’Italia with the same aesthetically pleasing style that won Jørgen Leth such acclaim for his other […]

Bike Training Videos for Turbo Training Workouts

Bike Training Videos for Turbo Training Workouts

Do you get bored easily on your turbo trainer? Need some direction for your turbo training workouts? If you set your turbo trainer up in front of a laptop, computer or iPad then you can enjoy some classic cycling races and documentaries on YouTube that are perfect bike training videos for turbo training workouts during […]

Cycling Stretches | Standard Quadriceps Stretch

Cycling Stretches

Cycling Stretches To Prevent Over Use Injuries Top physio Mike Aunger from our Partners Technique Physiotherapy takes time out from looking after the football stars at Chelsea FC and cyclists at his busy London physiotherapy practice to demonstrate some cycling stretches that will increase flexibility, strengthen joints and prevent cycling over use injuries. Over to you […]

Bike Training Videos | A Sunday In Hell

Bike Training Videos #1: “A Sunday In Hell”

“A Sunday In Hell” is the first in our series of bike training videos that are perfect for turbo training workouts. This cycling documentary directed by Jørgen Leth is just over 90 minutes long and so could be split over two focused 45 minute sessions. …drops you into the cobblestone dust, soaks you in sweat […]

Cycling Training Tips | Brevet

Cycling Training Tips

Here on the Brevet Blog we regularly publish cycling training tips to help our guests train for their cycling holiday and arrive in the Alps in the best possible shape. We have collected together some of our most popular cycling training tips to help you get fitter, faster and stronger: Cycling Training Tips: Nutrition Eating […]

Tour of Sufferlandria 2014

Tour of Sufferlandria 2014

Tour of Sufferlandria 2014: Race director and Sufferlandrian local hero, Grunter Von Agony challenges you to 9 days of hell in The Sufferfest’s Grand Tour. If you are looking for something to motivate your winter training then committing to The Sufferfest Grand Tour could be just the ticket. How to Enter the Tour of Sufferlandria […]

Leg Exercises For Cycling

Leg Exercises for Cycling

Your glutes are important muscles for cycling, these leg exercises for cycling will help turn your glutes into buns of steel! When sports physio Mike Aunger isn’t looking after the starts at Chelsea Football club or treating patients at his busy London physio practice Technique Physiotherapy he spends his spare time helping you to ride […]

Cross Training For Cyclists

Cross Training for Cyclists

Cross training for cyclists is a something of a taboo subject for some riders, the thought of doing anything but riding your bike to get fitter can be a new cycling training concept for some. We asked expert soft tissue therapist Lydia Durkin to talk us through why cross training is important for cyclists. Over to you Lydia. […]

Core Exercises for Cycling

Core Exercises for Cycling

Core exercises for cycling should be part of every cycling training plan, these five core exercises for cycling help increase cycling power. Brevet and Technique Physio have teamed up to bring more tips on how to improve your cycling technique with these core exercises for cycling. Over to you Mike: Core Exercises for Cycling After […]

winter cycling training

Winter Cycling Training

Winter Cycling Training: Follow this Winter Cycling Training Program and be stronger, more flexible and have greater endurance next Spring. For many cyclists training through winter is difficult due to local weather conditions, lack of motivation and the timing of the festivities over Christmas and New Year. By following these structured training plans from The […]

Strength Training For Cyclists

Strength Training For Cyclists

Strength training for cyclists is an area often overlooked when forming a winter training plan and it could be the difference that enables you to achieve your goals in the next cycling season. Dr. Chris Bartlett is a professional cyclist, biochemist and coach at palmarès and in this article on weight training for cyclists Dr […]

Strava

Join The Brevet Cycling Club on Strava

Meet Brevet guests and guides in the Brevet Strava Club and get support as you train for your Alpine Cycling Adventure with Brevet. What is Strava? Strava makes fitness a social experience, providing motivation and camaraderie even if you’re exercising alone. How Does Strava Work? Track and Analyze Rides: Strava takes the GPS from your […]

Turbo Training Tips

Turbo Training Tips

If you are looking for turbo training tips you are already one step closer to getting fitter, losing weight and attaining your cycling goals. With these turbo trainer tips you will be focussed, fitter and on form when Spring arrives. What is Turbo Training? Turbo training or indoor cycling training is a great way of […]

Cycling Recovery

Cycling Recovery

The importance of cycling recovery is underestimated. We asked Brevet soigneur Lydia Durkin to talk us through effective cycling recovery techniques. Over to you Lydia. Cycling Recovery – What’s it all about? If you are experiencing heavy, aching, fatigued muscles a day or two after a race or breakthrough training session you may need to […]