Tag: Cycling Tips

Indoor Vs Outdoor, Which Is The Best Cycle Training?

– What is the most effective way of reaching your peak fitness? Is it training indoors? – Or outdoors? We thought we’d discuss the facts. (smooth jazz music) – Well, firstly, one of the biggest advantages of indoor training is the quality. And by that I mean that every second you spend riding on an […]

How To Do A Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Test

– Coming up are some tips on how to nail a Functional Threshold Power test. A test that John here, is, almost willingly about to undertake. (intense music) Yeah sorry John. Now, the reason for doing a test like an FTP test, is that knowing that piece of information is really important, in being able […]

How Important Is FTP To A Professional Cyclist?

here at GCN we’ve got several videos about how to improve your ftp, your functional threshold power, which is the power that you can sustain around about an hour but just how important is ftp to cycling performance and could you be a professional road cyclist is without a very high functional threshold power at […]

Climbing Clinic With Óscar Pujol | Ask GCN Anything Special Edition

(cinematic music) (speaking foreign language) – Mate, I’m gonna have to stop you. It’s an English show, come on. – Sorry. – Yeah. – Welcome to Ask GC Anything. – Yes, and this week, we’ve got a climbing special. So I’ve been out of rope and fellow GCN presenter and world class climber– – Ex, […]

Four Cycling Training Workouts To Build Power On Short Climbs

– Coming up, are four training sessions to help you power up short climbs. It’s pretty intense, so make sure you get warmed up first. (techno music) – The first session works on the basis that the more speed you carry into and up the first part of a steep climb, the faster you’re gonna […]

The Cycling Race News Show Episode 1

– Welcome to the first ever GCN Racing News Show. (intense music) From this point forward every Monday this show is going to be dedicated to all things racing. Road, cycle, cross track, ultra endurance you name it we are going to cover it. Speaking of which, we’d really like your help with this. It’s […]

Geraint Thomas Wins Le Tour de France | The Cycling Race News Show

We’re back with the GCN Racing News Show. Coming up, after a brutal final week, the Tour de France reaches its conclusion in Paris, we’ll go through 5 talking points, and get some more really interesting insight into the power demands through TrainingPeaks. Bike racing outside of the Tour de France resumes with the men’s […]

Seated Vs Out The Saddle Climbing – Which Is Better?

(logo whooshing) – Emma, I’ve been wondering, some cyclists seem to go better uphill when they’re standing, whilst others seem to go stronger when they’re seated. – Yeah, that’s a good point. I always thought it was just about the gradient, so obviously when it’s steep, better off standing and if it’s a more draggy […]

5 Climbing Tips For Your Next Hilly Triathlon

– A challenging course profile can be a big talking point going into your next race. But if you train for it properly, a nice hilly course can be to your advantage. – Yeah, you’ll find most races will give you the course profile before, so you know how much climbing you’ve got and at […]