Hit a plateau in your training and struggling to make progress? We’ve got you, Goat! Read on to find out why plateaus happen and how you can break through to start hitting those personal bests again.
Posts Tagged: training tips
Looking to hit a new personal best at your next cycling time trial? In the last of our Tour-inspired Tips series, we share some top tips to help you nail your next TT.
Looking to go the distance and improve your endurance on the bike? Cycling coach Josh Brandwene shares his insights to help you train strong so you can go long.
Inspired by the Tour to get involved with your local race scene but feeling a bit nervous at the prospect of riding in a bunch? Jack Fothergill from the Stolen Goat Race Team shares three top tips that will help to build your confidence.
Big plans, big goals… and then a big injury that blows the whole thing up. Sound familiar? When injury strikes and ruins your race plans, the recovery process can feel long and frustrating. We share some top tips to help you turn an obstacle into an opportunity to come back stronger than ever.
Hit a plateau and struggling to make improvements on the bike? From boosting your power and endurance to injury prevention: mixing up your routine off the bike can be the not-so-secret sauce that will help to take your performance to the next level.
Stuck in a bit of a cycling rut? Struggling to stay motivated? We’ve all been there! Check out our top tips to help you rediscover your ‘mojo’ so you can get back out there and Adventure More.
Got a race coming up and struggling to keep your pre-race nerves in check? Check out these tips to help you stay calm, feel in control and get the most out of race day.
Feeling a bit rusty before your first triathlon of the season? Check out our pre-race checklist so you can hit those early season race start lines ready to perform!
Considering giving lake swimming a go, but feeling a bit nervous about dipping a toe in the water? Check out our top tips for your first lake swim!
After the 5,698 days of January… February seemed to flash by in a stomp of Baby Nik’s hooves and all of a sudden we find ourselves hurtling through the third month of the year. Already! January is typically the time that we’ll all set ourselves some big goals for the year. And as we set … Read more …
Struggling to enjoy your adventures on two hooves? If you’ve always wanted to take up running but never been able to get past that ‘this is bleating horrible, what was I thinking!?’ stage, we’ve got some top tips to help you get into running – and actually enjoy it!
If you’re looking to improve your performance, considering adding some more Zone 2 training into your schedule might just be the key to unlocking more of your potential. Helping you to become a stronger, more efficient athlete, with less chance of getting injured. Sound good? Read on and we’ll explain a little more about what we’re bleating on about…
Thinking about swapping two wheels for two hooves on some of your weekly adventures? If you’re a pure cyclist, running might be something you’d only consider doing if you were late for your train… or being chased by something with teeth and claws. When you can zip around on your bike, why would you want … Read more …
Love riding your bike but always find the climbs a bit of an uphill struggle? You’re not alone! Cycling coach and SG Brand Ambassador, Josh Brandwene, shares some top tips to help you embrace your inner mountain goat and improve your climbing.
January is a great time to set your goals for the year and put plans in place. But knowing how to get started can feel a bit overwhelming. We’re here to help you choose your adventure and to guide you through the practical steps to get going. Are you ready to Find your Freedom in 2023?
When the temperature drops and the daylight hours dwindle, finding the motivation to get out and train can be tricky. But making time to get out and do what you love is vital for your physical and mental wellbeing. We share our top tips for staying motivated so you can Adventure More throughout the winter months.
Whether it’s illness, injury or just life getting in the way… training setbacks happen, and the road back to fitness can feel long and frustrating. The good news is – you’re not alone! Check out our top tips for recovering from training setbacks, so you can get back to your best before you know it, and have a bit of fun along the way. We’ve got you, comeback kid – it’s time to get back in the saddle! 🐐
When it’s cold and bleak outside, motivating yourself to brave the elements and get out on your bike can be tough. But with some great winter cycling kit, the right preparation and a few handy tips in your jacket pocket – winter riding can really be something special.
Ready to rack up those chilly miles? Read on to find out how to make the most of your winter adventures.
Turbo training: love it or loathe it, more time on the indoor bike trainer becomes inevitable over the winter months if you want to hit those early season races strong next year. Nothing is ever going to beat the joy and the freedom of a ride in the real world. But with a few strategies in place, putting in the indoor miles can not only be hugely beneficial to your training – it can also be downright enjoyable.
Triathlon off-season might seem like it’s all or nothing. Have fun and kick back, or work hard but just in a different way. But what if you could do both? What if you could spend the off-season having fun and going on adventures – in a way that will still hugely benefit you for next year’s races? Let’s do this…
After a 2-year hiatus, the Ironman World Championships are back in Kona! Friend of Stolen Goat Ophelie Saussus, who will be racing at the world championships in Kona for the third time, shares her top tips for making the most of your time on the island and enjoying the race…
Triathlete, duathlete or just someone who likes to be first in line at the café stop: we can all agree that there’s nothing quite like that wobbly-legged sensation when you first shift from two wheels to two feet. Get some top tips for improving your run off the bike, ready for next year’s races.
For most of us triathletes, we know our swim needs work. But knowing we need to improve, and knowing what sessions to actually get in the pool and do are two different things. Tom Epton – triathlete and seriously speedy swimmer – shares some great pool sessions to help you up your game in the water.
Looking to improve your swimming over the winter months? Dive into some top tips from early career pro triathlete and seriously speedy swimmer, Tom Epton.
The summer race season is almost over! If you’ve been training hard and focusing on an event all year, it’s only natural that you might feel a little bit lost once it’s over. Check out our top tips for coping with the post-race blues…
When the heat is on, training and racing can feel like a daunting task. Check out our top tips for keeping your cool when the ride hots up.
If you want to train hard and race strong, you’ve got to drink up! And in a heatwave, that means creating a hydration strategy that will keep those all-important electrolytes balanced. With insights from a performance nutritionist, read our top tips for staying hydrated.
Muscle cramps: at best, uncomfortable and inconvenient. At worst, excruciatingly painful and a sure-fire way to bring your race to an abrupt halt. We take a deep dive into what cramp is, why it happens and how you can beat it so you can train hard and race strong.
Got a few triathlons under your belt and looking to up your game this race season? Check out our five top tips to help you smash your goals and nail your new personal best…
From improving your skills and building strength, to finding your freedom and exploring undiscovered routes. Check out our 5 reasons to give off road riding a go!
When it comes to working towards a goal, we all know that reaching our potential and performing at our best goes well beyond simply ticking off the training sessions. Performance nutritionist Barbara Cox-Lovesy shares 10 ways to improve your performance, along with her top tips for integrating healthy habits into your daily routine.
“Do a triathlon they said, it’ll be fun they said!” Training for a three-discipline sport is a steep learning curve that can leave you with a lot of questions – especially when you’re just starting out. Aspiring pro triathlete, Tom Epton, shares his insights on the key things he learned when he first started triathlon.
Whether you’ve been cycling for years and you fancy a bit of a nostalgic look back at those early trials and tribulations. Or you’re new to cycling and you need a bit of reassurance that we all have mishaps and we all had to learn a few lessons the hard way when we first started out. We put our heads together at SG HQ and came up with a few of the things we wish we’d known when we first started riding.