Unlock your riding potential by breaking bad habits

Unlock your riding potential by breaking bad habits

Break bad cycling habits on and off the bike and you'll reap the benefits says Tony Williams of Flammerouge.je coaching UK readers: can you help us get more people on bikes? Whether you’re a keen cyclist or a complete beginner, we’d love you to get involved in our Get Britain Riding campaign, in association with B’Twin. Click here to sign up! Beginner’s guide to indoor training: all you need to get started How to keep a training diary 1. Poor pacing “Especially when climbing,” says Williams, “so many riders start off full gas, die in the middle, and crawl over the top. Instead, start steadily, push in the middle and surge over the top. Improvements in time, for no extra training are anything from 10 to 30 seconds on a ‘normal’ climb of 5–10 minutes.” The same goes for big events, where nerves can make you start too fast. Use ...

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