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Welsh Cycling head coach Darren Tudor’s top sportive tips

Tudor prepares to help rugby legend Gareth Thomas take on Etape Cymru

From a coaches point of view, some of our athletes do use the gym a lot, mainly because it’s very track oriented and the gym work is important to get them off the line. I think generally, if you can ride a bike that’s obviously better.

Put the effort in off the bike to reap the rewards on it

But if the gym replaces doing nothing at all then that’s very important. Other sessions like getting in a spin session, those type of things – any work you can get in is a better compromise than not doing anything at all.

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