Athlete Lab has a long a successful partnership with Shane Sutton based on his successful coaching methods. These methods have been formulated over time from working with Olympic gold medal winners and Tour de France champions over more than 2 decades.
Spring is upon us and cycling fans will be all over the news updates about the professional cycling calender's 'Spring Classics' - one-day bike races that often take place in volatile spring weather. Combine nasty riding conditions (dust, wind, mud, rain), tough terrain (short, rolling hills, the ubiquitous cobblestones), and massive distances (upwards of 200km) and you get a special breed of cycle races that can be won only by a special breed of cyclists.
Here are some typical things to look out for so that your next event is not only done strong but smart as well - whether you are a time-trialist, a roadie, a triathlete, or even a mountain biker.
Very simply put, sprint training is concerned with improving the generation of speed on the bike via anaerobic energy systems.
You get weaker during workouts; you get stronger during recovery…
For those of you who are new to cycling, your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) is the maximum average wattage that you can hold for an hour.