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May 13, 2016

How to Improve your Functional Threshold Power (FTP)


In this video I explain what is “Functional Threshold Power” (FTP), why it is important, and what training you can do to improve your Functional Threshold Power.

March 16, 2015

Training for Mountains on Flat Roads

Cycling training for road cyclists – In this video I give some training tips on how to train for long climbs or mountains when you live on flat roads.

March 2, 2015

Welcome to Simon Says Cycling!

Simon Says Cycling is for the everyday competitive cyclist who wants to become better, what ever “better” means to you. Each week I will be sending you the best I have to offer and it’s totally free. The best training tips, the best tips on strategy and bike set-up, the best ways to achieve peak performance and much more.

February 22, 2015

Cyclists Under a Time Crunch: How to Training with Limited Time

In today’s busy world many of us struggle to schedule regular training rides that will lead to consistent improvements. At first we manage to train well for a while and then life happens with work pressures and family commitments breaking the training pattern. As a result we train less and only infrequently which causes us to lose fitness. This cycle seems to repeat itself which can lead to feelings of frustration.

What if you could maintain and even improve your fitness with 3-4 short rides each week that are designed specifically to maximize your training time available? I know you can as this is what I have done for many years training just 4-5 hours each week. By training in a highly specific way I am able to stay competitive on local group rides and keep my threshold power at high levels.

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