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Nutrition & Training Talks

1st November 2013

Andy Middlebrooke of Exercise Science Consulting Ltd is going be giving a series of four talks on nutrition and training for cycling. These will take place at our Exeter store throughout January and February.

The talks were originally planned to take place at our Barnstaple store too but unfortunately we have had to cancel them.

The talks will start at 6.30pm and last approximately 1 hour. There is no charge for these and no need to book.

The talk subjects and dates are as follows:

1. Planning your winter training - what should you do and when?
Exeter January 16th

Sport science expert Dr Andy Middlebrooke from Exercise Science Consulting Ltd will guide you through the minefield of training advice to help you plan a simple and effective winter training programme.  From long rides to super smart interval sessions, you will leave confident in your winter training programme.

 

2. Cycling Nutrition: Fuelling your training effectively
Exeter January 23rd

Are you fuelling yourself effectively to get the most from your cycling?  During this talk, sport science expert Dr Andy Middlebrooke from Exercise Science Consulting Ltd will explore the basics of sports nutrition from what you should eat on a daily basis through to fuelling yourself for training, racing or attempting a sportive. 

 

3. Basic strength and conditioning for cyclists
Exeter January 30th

This interactive talk from sport science experts at Exercise Science Consulting Ltd will guide you through basic strength and conditioning exercises for cyclists of all abilities. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned pro, you will benefit from learning how to prepare your body to cope with the demands of cycling, reducing your risk of injury and improving your cycling performance all with exercises you can do whilst watching the TV! 

 

4. Using heart rate monitors, speedo's and power meters to improve your training
Exeter February 6th

Are you confused about what monitor is best for you?  GPS, power meter or a good old fashioned speedo?  Dr Andy Middlebrooke from Exercise Science Consulting Ltd will explain the science behind the technology in simple terms and help you understand which monitor will help you improve your training and how to use the information effectively to improve your own performance.