Tag: cadence

How To Speak Like A Cyclist – A Glossary Of Cycling Terms Pt. 1

Attack To quickly accelerate while riding in a pack, or in smaller numbers, with a view to create a gap between yourself and other riders Breakaway A cyclist, or group of cyclists who split off the front of a peloton in a race are referred to as a “breakaway” . Bonking The bonk is unmistakable […]

How To Climb Out Of The Saddle

– A la danser, they call it in French. Dancing on the pedals. Some people just make it look so smooth and so elegant and yet some people dread it. Mostly because they find it pretty hard. Well, I think riding out of the saddle is 90% technique and only 50% effort. So, here is […]

How To Survive An Epic Climb | Tips To Master Killer Climbs

(logo swooshing) – If you ever ride in the mountains, then at some point you will have been defeated by a climb. And sometimes that can leave you with a real fear of that climb. – Let’s call these the killer climbs. But often they’re not even the hardest climbs you ride. – No, it […]

What Is The Most Efficient Cadence? GCN Does Science

Pedalling speeds or cadence can seem to go in trends, depending on what the current professional riders are doing themselves. If we look back to the Lance Armstrong era, he made high cadences on climbs very popular indeed. But if we look at Jan Ullrich, who won the Tour de France before Lance Armstrong, he […]

Improve Your Swimming Speed | 3 Workouts To Make You Swim Faster!

– Regardless of our current swim ability, I think its fair to say that we all want to swim faster, I mean, that’s entirely natural. – Yeah, and today we are at Playitas Resort in Fuerteventura, and we have three, rather simple ways in which you can improve your swim speed. (upbeat music) Stroke rate […]

How To Use The Run Walk Method | Using Running & Walking After Injury

– Now, if you’re coming back from injury it can be all too tempting to jump straight back in and return to full running. Frustration is understandable, but actually following a well thought out and structured plan will, in the long run, see you coming back to full fitness far quicker. So allow me to […]

What Is Perfect Running Form? | Run Technique Tips For All Runners

– Okay, so how many of you watch the top runners on TV in absolute awe? Yep, they just glide over the ground and make it look nothing short of effortless, some may say they have the perfect run form, but what makes it so perfect, so effortless or so easy? Well today I’m going […]

Froome Vs Quintana – What Is The Best Cadence For Cycling?

– [Simon] We’ve been doing some research recently into cadence, and more specifically what, if any, is the optimal cadence for you as a cyclist? And there was one point in particular that really piqued our interest, and that was with regards to the world’s top pro cyclists. More specifically, the likes of Chris Froome, […]

How To Climb Like Movistar’s Mikel Landa

– Exciting day ahead today. We’re about to head to meet Mikel Landa here in the Basque Country for a quick ride and a few of his tips on climbing, which should be really helpful. However, I was slightly nervous given my current state of fitness, and so, Orbea has come to rescue and lent […]