WHOOP & HRV training for Cycling – is it worth it?
Morning! I know some of you have spotted the WHOOP band I’ve been wearing for the last couple of months so I figured it was time to share my own experience. In this video I give an overview of the […]
Beat the winter cycling blues
If you’re looking for some tips or motivation, this one’s for you. Keep riding, stay happy, nail your training and give yourself the best chance of continuing cycling throughout the winter. Watch to the end for the curveball!
My 15 Hour Training Week
This week I take you through a typical week of my training. I am getting prepared for some pretty epic gravel races and events that will really push me both mentally and physically so my training can be tough. I’ve […]
My Gravel Racing specific training
As I’m placing more of an emphasis on gravel racing than fixed gear crit racing in 2020, I’ve enlisted the help of Train Sharp to prepare. In this video I talk you through the early winter training I’m doing to […]
A New Mindset for New Challenges
Earlier this year I posted a video outlining the races and events I want to do in 2019. As I’ve the attention span of a goldfish and can’t help flitting between bikes, disciplines and locations, the events include several fixed […]
Why is everyone talking about protein?
From haircuts to cars, trousers to pets, trends go in and out of fashion across all aspects of our lives and neither food nor sport are immune to these cycles. Sometimes new research or discoveries can inspire mass adoption of […]
Ride For Love in the Sierra Nevada – Join Me!
I’m not actually sure if I’ve already mentioned this to you, dear readers, but my nutrition sponsor, TRIBE not only make delicious natural bars, shakes and hydration products, they also spearhead an amazing charitable foundation. Established last year, the TRIBE Freedom […]
ŠKODA Mentoring – We Have A Winner!
Remember I launched a competition in conjunction with ŠKODA to find someone who’d like helping achieving their cycling goals this summer? After a huge number of entries on YouTube and Instagram we chose a winner, London based Nelsy. Nelsy, a […]
Want to be mentored by me?
Morning all, I’ve big news to share today! I’ve just launched my mentoring competition with ŠKODA over on my YouTube and Instagram channels. I’m really proud to be a part of ŠKODA’s Driver’s Seat Initiative, a project designed to empower people to […]
Ten things you didn’t know about training for a long ride
Many of us have targets that help motivate us or give us a little direction over the winter months, whether they’re having a go at racing, riding a first Century or tackling a Sportive. With the first day of spring […]
Training Update: Fun vs Gains
Afternoon all! I’ve finally managed to find time to sit down for a minute with a cuppa and write a blogpost, something I’ve been meaning to do all week. Life is really hectic right now, despite this normally being the […]
‘No Powder’ Vegan Protein Shakes
Morning all! It’s Monday morning and after a stormy weekend of torrential rain I’m typing this with a purring tabby cat on my lap; a great way to start the week! I’ve just come to the end of a hard […]
Self coaching vs tailored training
Happy New Year readers! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and got in plenty of riding or enjoyed putting your feet up for a change. I went for a combination of the two as I somehow managed to get a […]
How to recover from training more quickly
If you’ve been following my ŠKODA posts, you’ll hopefully have found some useful tips for training, multi-tasking and riding long distance events such as Ride London. I also touched on how you can compliment the things you can do on […]
How to multitask your training
If you’ve ever wondered how to train for an endurance cycling event, whether that means 50 miles, 100 miles or back to back days of 100 miles plus to you, you’ll know that getting your training right can be a […]
RideLondon with ŠKODA
I’ve just got back from a week in Iceland racing mountain bikes which was just the most amazing experience in so many ways. I can’t wait to tell you more about what I got up to over there and to […]
Five things cyclists need to do off the bike
I’ve been obsessed with riding bikes for a large part of my life now but for much of that time I didn’t scratch too deep below the surface, I just hopped whichever bike I fancied riding and pedaled away. But […]
Video: Ask Me Anything
Morning! A few months back (I know, I should maybe have done this a little quicker!) I asked my Instagram and Facebook followers to give me questions to answer for my new video and it seems that you guys are […]
How I’m #DrivenBySomethingDifferent
Hot on the heels of racing several rounds of the ŠKODA sponsored Tour Series, I am delighted to be able to announce my partnership with ŠKODA this race season. With their sponsorship of the biggest races in the global cycling calendar such as the […]
Interview: Switching Jobs, Dieting & Panic Attacks
Bikeradar.com recently published an in-depth feature looking into my somewhat untraditional career path, so if you’re interested in finding out how I ended up living in Devon, why I got pissed off with modelling and how I tried and failed […]