Becky James cycling

Ask the expert: Becky James

Ever wondered how athletes prepare for championships? Or how they deal with stress during their intensive training? GB track cyclist and Rio 2016 double silver medallist, Becky James, joined us to talk about her experiences and how she prepares and manages her physical and mental health.

It’s also a crucial part of an athlete’s training to set goals and stick to them. But how can you and I learn from that? Becky shares her top tips on fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and relaxation and how she stays motivated whilst managing her busy schedule.

We support British athletes through our partnership with UK Sport and help them to stay at their best, ready to take to the podium and collect those all important medals!

Train like a champion

If you'd like to get into cycling but you're not too sure where to start, Becky has created a six-week trainng plan to help you get going.

Why not print off the plan, pin it to your fridge and tick off your rides as you complete them?