Improve your bunch riding reaction time with these simple exercises. Reaction time is an increasingly important aspect of every sport, especially short duration events when the difference between competitors is marginal. Not only is reaction time a great indicator of the speed and effectiveness of an individual’s decision making,[...]
Starting Line Stress
Ever wondered why on earth you need to go to the toilet so much before a big race or event? And even when you have gone, you get to the start line and what do you know, you feel like you need to go AGAIN! It's a very[...]
Another very useful guide by our reader Matt. If you would like to share your tips, guides or stories, email Ben at [email protected]
I entered my first race, the Great North 10K, in 2011 and finished in 1:05:10. Three years and one marathon later, at the British 10K on 13th July[...]
Rob Mathews is another one of our amazing readers who has been kind enough to impart some triathlon wisdom to his fellow Working Class triAthletes. Rob took part in his first triathlon at age 39! and as most of us do, he fell in love with the sport. Read more[...]
Dr Jim Afremow is a professional sports psychologist from Phoenix Arizona who has worked with some of the worlds best athletes. From American pro athletes to Olympics teams, Jim has helped the worlds best mentally prepare for the stresses in and out of the sports arena.
Jim has been kind enough[...]
What exactly do you wish to accomplish this racing season?
When designing your training plan, this is possibly the most important question that determines the direction you will take. Don't be hasty in setting your goals, you should really take your time and think about them carefully. Take a few days[...]
This is Part 2 of a story by one of our wonderful readers about trying High Intensity Interval Training for the first time. If you haven’t already, be sure to read Part 1 My First Introduction to HIIT Welcome to week 2 of my attempt at HIIT. This week was much more focused on