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How To Train For A Sportive

18th December 2018

How To Train For A Sportive

An Evening With Dr Andy Middlebrooke


17th January

Exeter Store

19:00 - 21:00

31st January

Barnstaple Store

19:00 - 21:00


Join us in store for two evenings with Dr Andy Middlebrooke, and learn the best tips and tricks on how to train for a sportive!

These talks will explore the basics of training for a spring/summer cycle sportive, no matter if you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro! It will explain everything you need to know, from the difference between an interval session and a tempo ride to the myths of carbo loading and protein shakes, sports science expert Dr Andy Middlebrooke will provide you with a no-nonsense guide to preparing effectively!

Dr Andy Middlebrooke has over 20 years experience in the exercise and sports science sector, with a PhD awarded from the University of Exeter in 2002. He has presented research at many prestigious National and International conferences and published work in scientific peer-reviewed journals. Andy has provided sports science support to Polar explorers, International athletes and UK Athletics supporting British, European and World Record holders and Paralympic medallists.

Perfect for anyone looking to get themselves ready for The Smuggler Sportive or the Nello this summer.


To attend, simply register your interest at the relevant Facebook event (below) and turn up on the night!


Bike Shed Cafe


Exeter Store - 17th January

Barnstaple Store - 31st January