The Importance of Base Training
The phrase ‘base training’ is well known within the cycling world and many other endurance sports, but what does it mean and why do you do it? What is base training? It’s the process of gradually developing a platform (or base) for your fitness. Traditionally in cycling, it refers to long and steady miles in […]
January 26th, 2020Read more
A Christmas Gift Guide for the Fitness lover in your life
Every year Christmas just seems to creep upon us. The chaos of Christmas shopping begins and we have the worry of what gifts to buy our loved ones. However we’ve created a short gift guide, including things in various price ranges, to give you some ideas and help put those worries to bed! Catch some […]
December 18th, 2019Read more
October and November are Best for Base-Training, not January!
For many years now I have not really stuck with the concept of ‘base training’, particularly for cyclists like myself who don’t really have loads of time to enjoy this great activity. Those who know me well will be aware I hardly ride the road bike between mid-November and the end of February. So, naturally, the […]
October 13th, 2019Read more
Lacking Workout Motivation?
Sometimes the desire to exercise starts to decline and we need a bit of a push to get going again. If you’re having trouble getting out of your warm bed to train on a cold morning, or the earlier sunsets are affecting your motivation to train after work, please keep reading. We’re going to give […]
September 12th, 2019Read more
Jon Read at The ITU World Championships
To kick off our first blog post, we figured it’d be great to hear from one of our members, Jon Read, about what he’s achieved since joining us here at 52 Twelve. We tailor our programs to help you to achieve your fitness goals, and Jon has achieved a great deal since being with us. […]
June 2nd, 2019Read more