Tag Archives: Strength Training

Cycling Force Workouts

Cycling Force Workouts

These cycling force workouts will help you climb better on the steep sections and tight hairpins that you will find in the Alps. Why Is Force Important For Cyclists? The Cyclist’s Training Bible by Joe Friel outlines six key abilities that cyclists should seek to improve: Aerobic Endurance Muscular Force Speed Skills Muscular Endurance Anaerobic Endurance Muscular […]

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 […]

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 […]