Base Training - Fact Or Fiction?

Published on February 6th 2015

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Are base miles in the winter the best way to start your training year? Dan and Simon give their opinion! Subscribe to GCN for more: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN The traditional training plan advises riders to complete a block of training at the start of the year, known as the 'base' phase. This involves long rides in the saddle at low intensities. The science behind the theory is that it develops your cardiovascular system to provide a base for higher intensity training later in the year. But - is it the best way to structure your training? Can you get the same results with less hours in the saddle? Dan and Simon have their thoughts, but let us know what YOU think in the comments below. Music: Chill Carrier - Investigation: http://gcn.eu/1AzzG4j Buy GCN Cycling Kit! Click here: http://gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: http://gcn.eu/GCN-Gear