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Sunday, 01 April 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
A1 Coaching are delighted to officially announce that we will be supporting the Government’s motion to introduce compulsory insurance and road tax (whatever that actually is) for cyclists in Ireland. The decision comes following talks with insurance companies and Govt. representatives last night. A spokesperson for one of Ireland’s leading political parties said “We are
Friday, 02 February 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Winter Nutrition For Training 2017 (Part 4 Of 4) – Aaron Buggle Today’s blog is part 4 of a 4-part series on winter training in 2017 from ex-pro turned strength & conditioning expert Aaron Buggle. To read the other blogs in this series, click here for the links. Part 3: Strength Training To Maximize Your Winter Training
Friday, 02 February 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Recovery is one of the most important factors in improving your performance as a cyclist. Without proper recovery, our body cannot make the adaptations necessary to improve, and you will carry excess fatigue from session to session, diminishing the quality of your training. In a sense, the quality of our recovery is just as important
Friday, 02 February 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Time Trialing (Part 1 of 4 – Aaron Buggle) Firstly, time trialing happens to be my favorite discipline in cycling. I’ve always been drawn towards the contrast between the crazy technical aspects and the pure simplicity of covering a set distance as fast as you possibly can. I’m a fully-fledged TT nerd if I’m honest.
Friday, 02 February 2018 / Published in Uncategorized
Recovery is one of the most important factors in improving your performance as a cyclist. Without proper recovery, our body cannot make the adaptations necessary to improve, and you will carry excess fatigue from session to session, diminishing the quality of your training. In a sense, the quality of our recovery is just as important
Thursday, 07 September 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
Mental Skills for Cycling “With weak legs and a good head you can go a long way. With good legs and a weak head you go nowhere.” A well known Paul Kimmage quote from Rough Ride, and most cyclists will agree with the statement. Mindset and mental strength are so important in cycling, and yet
Monday, 24 July 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
Energy food suppliers provide products that serve their purpose in cycling. Gels, bars, energy drinks and recovery drinks are all conveniently packaged for ease of use during exercise and do what they say on the tin: provide energy or help you recover. However, there are a few downsides to these products. They are made to
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
The Jump – Guest Blog From Cathal Keane – Breslin I rode my first Shay Elliot yesterday, and it was actually my first race at A2 as well. I though having come up through A4 and A3 over the last season and a half that I had a fair idea of what to expect. Bike racing
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