Testimonials

“Working with Barry over the last few years has changed the way I look at not only performance nutrition, but nutrition for my life. By first teaching me about how to optimize nutrition for...

Ryan Sherlock

Elite Road & MTB Cyclist

“I have been working with Barry for just over a year now and before this I was pretty green to some very important nutritional techniques. The way Barry matches not just his nutritional knowledge but...

Sam Bewley

Professional CyclistOrica-BikeExchange

“My nutrition is crucial and Barry has helped me implement a very structured approach to parallel my training and improve my performance”...

Steve Cummings

Professional CyclistTeam Dimension Data

Siobhan McNamara – Nationals Medal Winner

'I benefited hugely form A1's racing insights and tailored training plans' I benefited hugely from A1's racing insights and her tailored training plans. A1 was excellent in tailoring and balancing the programme to suit my day-to-day work and...

Keith O’Connell, Westport Covey Wheelers CC

"Everyone was impressed with the Group/Club Lactate Testing and we'll be looking forward to some follow up tests and working further with A1 Coaching" With the 2014 season just over we decided to organise a Club/Group...

Brian Nevin – Shannonside Cycling Club

'A1 Coaching had a significant impact on my cycling – I got so much more out of myself due to their help. I cannot recommend them highly enough' Cyclocross had piqued my interest and I came...

Sean McKenna – An Post/Chain Reaction

Sean McKenna - An Post/Chain Reaction With the help of A1 coaching I've achieved results this year that I couldn't have dreamed of achieving, such as getting selected for a national team and wearing the yellow...

Mike Cuming – Rapha Condor JLT

Mike Cumming Professional Cyclist - Rapha Condor JLT Former British Under 23 champion and Winner of Tour of Korea 2014 "I raced and trained with A1 coach Aaron Buggle, I always took notice of how hard and...

Stephen Clancy – Novo Nordisk

I've competed against Anthony in America in Professional races and in Ireland's top races over the years and it's clear his heart is in cycling. That dedication to the sport is evident from his own...

Ronan McGoldrick – New Cyclist with Ambitions

"By the end of the month the length and intensity of my training had increased noticeably. I also found my motivation levels had increased along with my fitness" I was the lucky winner of an A1...

Michael Barry – Team Sky

Michael Barry - Team Sky Anthony is an experienced, successful and knowledgable cyclist. Those qualities, combined with his attention to detail, make him a top level coach....

Patjoe O’Connell – Westport Covey Wheelers

"Even with the results achieved by March my season has been a big success – thanks to Peter Morse and Anthony Walsh at A1 Coaching" I was eager to get cracking in November after returning from...

Joseph Breheny – UCD Club Rider

"A1 are willing to put in the time to get to know their athletes and to develop specific training plans suited entirely to their needs" I had managed to make it to A2 level without a...

Ken Tobin – Club and Rás Rider

"Now I know that with high-quality, structured training as provided by A1, you can be nearly 40 and finish the Rás comfortably in 10 to 12 hour of training per week" I decided that I wanted...

Niall Dwyer – Cat A3 to Rás Finisher

"I spoke with Anthony Walsh about getting from  A3 with zero points to becoming 'a man of the Rás' in 9 months and he took me seriously" My first experience of the Rás was back in...

Richard Meaney – Westport Covey Wheelers and Mayo.ie Rás Team

"The Rás itself was a massive buzz and it really is like no other race here in Ireland … I'm very thankful to David Brennan and the A1 team for getting me there" I only got...

Muhammad Kazim Mujtaba – Haute Route Pyrenees Finisher

"I was assigned Liam Dolan as a coach and that journey was just amazing – he took me to a level of fitness and readiness that I thought was not just possible" My fitness level was...

Damian Travers – Rás Finisher 2015

"That Rás is a savage memory to have - for that I have to thank David Brennan and A1 Coaching" It took a lot of debating and deep thinking before I decided to do the Rás in...

"It’s fair to say that these results have exceeded my expectations in less than two years. Thank you Alan, and A1 Coaching" In less than two years I went from being a triathlon beginner to an...

Greg O’Donnell – Winner of a Month’s Coaching Prize

"After experiencing what can be done in just a month I can say that coaching is definitely the way to go" I have been cycling for 15 years now and, as I am getting on in...

Satisfied Users of our 12-Week Winter Plan

'If you are a time crunched cyclist this is for you - no time wasted riding aimlessly' Comments from Users of the 12-Week Winter Training Plan on the Facebook A1 Winter Training Group (a closed, supported...

Ciarán Murphy – Winner at Visit Nenagh Classic

'David Brennan brought me to a level of fitness and strength I did not know was possible, and gave me the belief that I could win' My victory at the 2016 Visit Nenagh Classic was a...

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