Tag Archives: Recovery

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 […]

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 […]

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TrainingPeaks Performance Management Chart

One of the questions our guests ask most often is “How can I reach peak fitness for my cycling holiday with Brevet?” By using the Performance Management Chart feature from our Partners TrainingPeaks you can plan your training load so that you reach your peak fitness with fresh legs and confidence in your form. TrainingPeaks is the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]