Coaching

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Stickybottle Review: BackBaller roller and core workout device

The new BackBaller is used to roll out your muscles,... Read more...

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My Training Week: Irish champ’s short sharp winter sessions

Beth McCluskey is a former international cyclist and runner and... Read more...

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23 clear signs you’re in a hardcore cycling household…

When the announcement of a summer date for a family... Read more...

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Coaching: Top tips for base training & turbo routines at this crucial time

With Christmas holiday time fast approaching, getting your base training... Read more...

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Video: How bulky winter clothing slows you, wastes your energy

The energy saved and time gained from wearing kit that... Read more...

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Why I fasted for 5 full days and how I felt during and after

  Fasting for several days is said to boost the... Read more...

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Effect of altitude on Irish hour record bid revealed (by bottle)

Greg Swinand (Aqua Blue) is currently training at altitude in... Read more...

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Coaching: Slightly older riders can stay at physical peak for many years

Slightly older riders – from the 30-35 years range well... Read more...

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Video: Get your bike properly clean with this 5-minute routine

Very few riders like washing their bikes after winter spins,... Read more...

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This rider’s fitness graph since the Rás is well worth examining

The graph that tells an undeniable story and one that... Read more...

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Video: 10 training pitfalls to avoid falling into this winter

You may be keen to do well in getting into... Read more...

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Video: Eddie Dunbar’s ‘back baller’ muscle relief and recovery routine

Eddie Dunbar with the ‘Back Baller’ device which is said... Read more...

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Irish international Ronan McLaughlin’s top 3 training tips

Ronan McLaughlin has had a fine cycling career and has... Read more...

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How to calculate sleep & recovery time for winter training

It doesn’t really matter if you are a professional cyclist or a charity challenge rider, the principles of training are the same. You may look vastly different decked out in your lycra, but believe it or not, your body and the pro’s are identical in their responses to training. Read more...

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Coaching: Why your resting heart rate is such a crucial training guide

There’s all kinds of technology to measure and record your... Read more...

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