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Drink?

Drink?

22nd November 2017
We are often told we need to drink more water, but less often told why. I’ll keep this short and to the point. Basically, we’re made of the stuff, it accounts for approx. 60% of our body weight. Our blood is made up of approx. 50% water, and our brain…

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Don’t try to play the violin while driving

Don’t try to play the violin while driving

14th November 2017
I’ve got a sore throat, should I train today?I think I’m coming down with a cold but I don’t want to miss training as I’ve got a big race coming up. What should I do?These are just a couple of examples of the questions my riders ask me when they’re…

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Energy Gels For Cyclo-Cross?

Energy Gels For Cyclo-Cross?

7th November 2017
Do you ever take an energy gel either on the start line or just before you line up for a cyclo-cross race? If you answered yes, do you know why?I was prompted to write this post after one of the riders I work with told me they forgot to take…

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An Early Struggle can be a Long-Term Advantage

An Early Struggle can be a Long-Term Advantage

1st November 2017
Physical development within the youth age categories varies massively and this can obviously have a huge impact on race results. If not managed carefully, winning too many races when new to the sport can work against a young rider later in their career.Problems can start from when a young rider…

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