“The whole principle came from the idea that if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved it by 1%, you will get a significant increase when you put them all together“
The Olympics in London has drawn to a close and Team GB cyclists have dominated the velodrome yet again.
The coach, Dave Brailsford, went on BBC Breakfast last week and shared the secret to their success by saying:
He even mentioned washing hands as one thing that the team had focused on, making sure that the possibility of illness was minimised by excellent hygiene.
So I was wondering….how do you break down your performance to identify the marginal gains that can make a difference to your success?