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James Spragg

James Spragg is a professional coach and rider. He has race road and cyclo-cross full-time for ten years and competed all over the world. As a coach, he has worked with national champions, Olympians and national record holders. Here he hopes to offer tips and advice to improve your own riding.

Recent Articles By James

How To

How to become a better climber... if you don't live near any climbs

Training for a hilly sportive or road race but don't live near any major climbs? Here's how to fly when the road rises

How to become a better climber... if you don't live near any climbs
How To

Three training sessions to become a better sprinter

Cadence drills, standing starts and lead-out sprints to ensure you cross the line first

Three training sessions to become a better sprinter
How To

Five training sessions for the time-pressured cyclist

Targeting a sportive or race but don't have much time to train? Fear not, here are five sessions, from 15 minutes to four hours

Five training sessions for the time-pressured cyclist: 15 minutes, 30 minutes, an hour, two hours and four hours
How To

Ten tips to make the most of your spring training camp

Heading off for a spring training camp? Here are ten tips to ensure you come back in top form

Ten tips to make the most of your spring training camp
How To

Five ways to make the most of... a recovery ride

Sprints, cadence drills, social ride, rollers, TT bike

Five ways to make the most of... a recovery ride
How To

Five turbo trainer sessions to build form for spring

Strength efforts, threshold, sweetspot, VO2 Max and cadence drills

How to make the most of… a turbo trainer session
Technique

Five ways to make the most of... the club run

Group skills, climbing, sprinting, cadence and nutrition

Five ways to make the most of... the club run
How To

Six things you need to know about... VO2 Max

VO2 Max is seen as a good measure of aerobic fitness - here's why

Six things you need to know about... VO2 Max
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