Ever wondered how professionals across elite sports - from boxing to swimming - enhance their performance? We’ll let you in on a secret, it’s not all practice in the ring or the pool. Many elite athletes
Traditional aerobic base training may be an accepted way to train in winter but it’s not the only way to build a strong aerobic base, especially if time is not on your side. And whilst the Sunday social
Winter can be a challenge for cyclists. Icy roads, plummeting temperatures and darker days all make cycling outside a little less appealing. But train through winter and you’ll reap the physiological
When he’s not working in the warehouse at Wattbike HQ, Ollie Peckover is a seasoned under-23 road cyclist. Having raced across Europe for HMT JLT Condor as a second year junior last year, Ollie spent
Spring is just around the corner, and we know you’re itching to get back outside and on to the open road. However, have you ever considered keeping up your indoor training throughout the warmer months?
Paul Cox, Operations Manager at Wattbike, is an experienced road cyclist currently riding for Team Giant Store Rutland/Wattbike. Having successfully raced cyclo-cross and on the road for the last four
Launching with a fresh new look, version 3.0 of the Wattbike App comes with enhanced features to help you get more from your training. Find workouts, faster. Selecting a workout that meets your goals
At Wattbike, we love how cycling can cross into so many aspects of life. Whether you are training for competition or grabbing a coffee on a Sunday club ride, cycling opens up a host of opportunities.
In the final two weeks before an event there is little extra training you can do to improve your fitness, instead the focus is on being as fresh and prepared for race day as you can be. If you have been
Are you ready to shift up a gear to take on a longer, harder challenge? Here’s five questions you need to ask yourself first: What is your goal? If you’ve already hit your early season targets and
Whether it’s an impromptu sprint during the local club ride or a serious attack during a criterium race, the breakaway is a key tactic used by amateur and elite cyclists alike. If you are looking
If you have completed a few sportives already this year, you might be thinking about how to step up your game and challenge yourself even further. That’s where multi day rides come in. Multi-day events,
Time trials are ridden at a hard, but sustainable pace. To improve your physical performance, you need to increase the power you can sustain. A well-paced time trial is a skill that can be learnt but
Sprint training benefits nearly every type of rider. Even if your goal is a hundred mile sportive and you are very unlikely to ever find yourself sprinting for a finish line there are still clear reasons
Functional Threshold Power, or FTP, is a serious stat bandied about by many cyclists. If you’ve heard of FTP but aren’t sure why it is important or how to measure it, follow our simple guide to discover