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Do try this at home: Excalibur sprints to increase speed and power

After his initial post on becoming a better sprinter (like his fiancé Dani King!), coach Matt Rowe was keen to share another speed drill ...

How to become a faster sprinter

British track and road cyclists Danielle "Dani" King (Wiggle High5) is showing good form on the road this season. She kicked off her road...

After proving there is no rainbow curse, world champion Lizzie Armitstead sets sight on Flanders win before preparing for Rio

When we entered the European season at Omloop het Nieuwsblad at the end of February, all eyes were on 27-year-old Lizzie Armitstead. She ...

Weekly wisdom: Consistency is the key to success

We all know that to become better at something we need to practice. It seems obvious but to become better a better cyclist, you have to p...

Do’s and Don’ts of the Off Season

Last week, pro cyclist Loren Rowney shared her joie de vivre approach to the off season, filled with drinking, binge eating, adventures a...

How to find a cycling coach

Every week, Alison Powers and her fellow ALP Cycles coaches — Jennifer Sharp and Patricia Schwager —share their experience, stories and a...

Coaching in the off-season

In the northern hemisphere, the 2015 road racing season is coming to an end. A lot of racers start to think about the off-season and look...

Weekly Wisdom: Race day nutrition

Please welcome Patricia Schwager, an ALP Cycles coach and Weekly Wisdom contributor. Patricia began racing as a junior in 1998. After rac...

The Rok of Monaco: training the world's best cyclists

The world of professional cycling isn't like many other mainstream sports where daily support is readily supplied by the teams. With ride...