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TDF Power Analysis: Pogacar's Peyresourde attacks and new climbing record

“Tomorrow we fight again! Tour is not finished, vamos” - Tadej Pogacar Tadej Pogacar was…

TDF power analysis: Neilson Powless' breakaway lessons learned

Alexey Lutsenko of Astana Pro Team won stage 6 at the Tour de France but…

Who trains harder: male or female pro cyclists?

Say you had access to several years worth of training data from a bunch of…

A more realistic indoor ride: How to build a rocker plate for your trainer

If you've done any amount of riding on an indoor trainer you'll know there are…

7 mobility exercises to improve your cycling performance

In this post we look at how you can improve your cycling performance with seven…

7 strength exercises you can do at home to improve your cycling

Hopefully you’ve been able to ride your bike during this difficult time, either indoors or…

Why you should be pedaling with one leg (sometimes)

A video posted to Chris Froome’s Twitter account in July 2019 shows him sat atop…

Why Egan Bernal climbed 20,000 meters in a week, and why you probably shouldn't

Lots of pros go big - really big - as they prepare for the coming…

More than numbers: Why Strava KOMs and QOMs don't translate to race wins

If you've spent any time on Strava you'll notice the same riders popping up again…

Beating the heat: How to ride in (and adjust to) hot conditions

It happens at the start of every summer -- you head out for a ride…

What does a world champion's training look like?

We've followed Kate Courtney's journey of an XC mountain biker from an aspiring U23 all…

Core training for cyclists: Is it worth it?

In a previous post we looked at the value of strength training to improve your…

Data diet: How unplugging can actually improve your cycling (and your life)

"Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you."…

How to increase your power output in 10 weeks with resistance training

Few metrics are more important in cycling than power output. It's not as simple as…

Full frontal: How the Sufferfest's 4D power profile can make you faster

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.97" background_layout="light"] Honestly, we didn’t know what to expect. We just knew…

Purpose and peace: My perfect year of cycling

Five years can seem like a lifetime. I say this because that’s how long ago…

11 mistakes that self-trained cyclists make

Those of you that have followed CyclingTips since the early days will know that the…

Just how good are female pro road cyclists?

Just how hard is it to win a Women’s WorldTour race? What about an elite…

Mick Rogers on how to prepare for an individual time trial: Part I - pre-race nutrition

Mick Rogers is a three-time world time trial champion, multiple-time Giro d'Italia and Tour de…

Mick Rogers on how to prepare for an individual time trial: Part II: Warm-up and recovery

Mick Rogers is a three-time world time trial champion, multiple-time Giro and Tour de France…