Training

Nero Continental maybe Australia’s newest UCI Continental team, but they still had high hopes for what they could be achieved in their first year on the tour. So when the small issue of a global pandemic hit, those hopes turned into a waiting game with some very new realities.

Faster & Fitter at 50? Karen Forman asks the question Is it possible to ride faster once you hit the half century? Or, even take up the sport when you reach the big five-zero?

It’s one of the more common ailments with 
a surprising percentage of the population suffering lower back pain and the dreaded effects of sciatica.

Julia van der Veer was thrilled to be pregnant but concerned her riding might be curtailed - especially with twins on board. After speaking with her obstetrician she kept pedaling right up to 3-days before the birth of Vincent and Ariya last Friday!

For many of us when precious bike time comes up it’s tempting to kit up, check the tyres, and start rolling. But it’s important to remember that stretching and preparing your body can make a big difference to performance.

Special Feature: Calculating the maximum potential power savings from the gear and accessories listed here we came up with a way to save just over 50 watts.

Should doctors be prescribing cycling for mental health and well-being? 
Yes, say a growing number of pre-eminent specialists, as Nicola Rutzou explains.

With Air Quality 'Very Poor' and even 'Hazardous' - we are being advised to avoid exercise and even remain indoors - obviously not the kind of news keen cyclists want to hear.

The Kinetic R1, the world's only interactive, direct-drive smart trainer that allows your bike to move naturally, is now available in Australia.

As a coach for FTP Training Sarah Hunter is often asked ‘should I buy a power meter’? The answer, as with most training related questions is never clear cut, so she says ‘it depends’.

Bicycling Australia & Zwift are offering readers the exclusive opportunity to get 'Faster In Four Weeks' via this downloadable custom training plan.

There's always special credit and kudos given to a good climber ... the one who vanishes from sight like vapor. In this fascinating and helpful article coach David Heatley gives us his tips on better climbing.

We take a look at five helpful tips to help you improve fitness for summer or train for your next major cycling event.

Want to spend a long weekend living and training like a pro? Nero Racing are hosting a unique 'Performance Coaching Race Preparation Camp' in Jindabyne in October.

On a recent visit to the MegaBike store in Adelaide we enjoyed coffee and a chat with Claud Altin. In this video interview he talks training advice and general tips for those taking part in Gran Fondo cycling events such as the Clare Classic.

Our genes tell the body how to build certain proteins which lead to eye colour, height, enzymes or even personality, therefore they possibly contribute to athletic ability and nutrition metabolism -