Over the last few years I've taken on some big distances on the turbo trainer, from racing at vWTTC and vRevolve24 to the Knighthood challenge on Sufferfest. I'd like to think I know what it’s like to suffer on the turbo trainer. The current weather in the UK at least means a lot of us … Continue reading Top Tips for Turbo & Indoor Training
What is it? If you don't know about them, the 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships (WTTC) are held every November in Borrego Springs, a quiet Southern California resort community. The riders set out to complete many miles as possible in 6, 12 or 24 hours and determine who is the fastest in the world, … Continue reading 3HR vWTTC of FulGaz
This isn't a sponsored blog, as using the Glucose Monitoring Unit is something I've wanted to trial for a while now, particularly as I prepare for Race Across America. So I bit the bullet, purchased and as such here is a bit more about the what, why's and my conclusions after a month of using … Continue reading Review: Supersapiens Glucose Monitoring System
With my #PACE140 challenge underway and the increasing training load as I work towards the Race Across America in 2022, I'm keen to make sure I manage the DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) as best I can. I'll be honest, I'm not the best at always taking time to focus on proper recovery - life is busy and often I'm off the bike straight on to something else.
Easy to make, versatile and delicious - overnight oats are a 'must make' breakfast. Even better, with these three recipes you can even feel like your eating cake in the morning!
For me stress and food are the two most common factors that drive bouts of IBS - as I've found trying to sit on a bike for 16 or more hours a day quite quickly triggers at least one of those factors. So, as part of my 5 year plan and the pursuit of endurance cycling glory (in my terms at least) I need to get a grip on my IBS and control it, rather than it controlling me and my performance.
Want a 'clean', cheap alternative to shop bought protein bars? Have a look at this recipe for a copycat RX Bar you can make at home.
Committing to a plan I recently posted about my training plan for January. I am now two weeks in to that plan and wanted to share some of my thoughts on training, why and how I came up with this plan. I’ve set my 2018 goals – to run more and faster - and challenges … Continue reading Committing to a training plan
I love cooking and I love to eat healthily, but its always nice to have something that's both good and feels like a treat when you've been out on the bike. So here are just a few of my 'go to' recipes that work for your lunch box or as a post ride / … Continue reading My favorite cycling recipes
Ever since I was in short pants I’ve been eating Soreen Malt Loaf (thanks Mum!) as a great after school pick me up. Fast forward 25 (or so…) years and I think I’ve been missing a trick here, as it turns out the sporting elite are munching down on this energy-rich snack too. This has … Continue reading Fueling the JOGLE Challenge with Soreen