Cyclist climbing hill

Hill Climbing Tips

The key component to climbing success is your power-to-weight ratio. If you can increase your power output (FTP) and also lose a little bit...

Should I join a cycling club or triathlon club?

For those new to either cycling or triathlon the scene can often look quite daunting and segregated with lots of different training groups of...

Blackzone Coaching Summer Update

As we tick over into the second half of the year we thought now would be the perfect time to share some thoughts from...
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Ensuring you reach peak fitness for your next event

Whether you’re targeting your first sportive or you’re a veteran racer, we all want to make sure we reach peak fitness when entering an...
Power meter graph

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) What is it and how can it help you train?

Heart rate variability (HRV) is something which is being mentioned increasingly often when it comes to cycling training and recovery. But what exactly is...

Returning to racing across the UK

We’re all itching for a return to cycle racing, triathlon and large scale events across the UK (and the globe!) In this week’s blog...
Drew Wilson at work in bike fitting studio

The importance of Bike Fit to performance cycling

For this week’s blog we’re talking about the importance of Bike Fit when it comes to performance cycling. Answering any questions you might have...
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Cycling Performance Factors You May Not Have Considered

Most of us have learnt the basics when it comes to getting the most out of our cycling performance but what if we take...
Cyclist DT Swiss Wheels

Cycling phenotypes explained

Whether we know it or not, we’ve all made reference to our phenotypes during our times as cyclists. “I’m more of a sprinter than...
Alexander Macrae winning a bike race

Staying Motivated while training – An interview with Alexander Macrae

Staying motivated while training and racing is difficult when you’re pushing yourself to your limits. When this happens to us it can feel like...