A good bike fit analysis is all about setting the athlete up perfectly for their training and/or competition requirements
World tour cyclists and professional triathletes famously train as much as 30+ hours per week but what is the right amount of training for us mere mortals. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced athlete, deciding how often should you train can be difficult. There is no one size fits all answer but regardless of experience, here are some of the most important things to consider when determining the volume in your training.
At the start of the season, you should have a lot of variation in your training. And not only the duration of training, but also the cadence and choice of gear ratio. This brings results!
Indoor cycling and game platforms like Zwift come hand in hand these days. It makes training more fun and can be a valuable tool for all kinds of cyclists. They even have programed workouts and “plans” to increase FTP etc. Here we explain how to best use these platforms in training.
2PEAK is rolling out a beta version of our new feature to automatically adjust your cycling power zones. When you opt in to this feature in your settings, your training zones will constantly be adjusted based on your workouts automatically.
Sprints at the maximum performance limit are no walk in the park. But the effect is eye-catching: With high-intensity interval training, endurance athletes can not only become faster, but also increase their endurance.
Most people live in an area where the weather can prevent cyclists from riding part of the year. Bad weather, limited sunlight and poor road conditions can force cyclists inside. However it is possible to stay active outside in the winter and here are some of the important things to consider to overcome the conditions.
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Are there any rules for shifting gears at the right moment and riding in the right gear on a road bike?