Harrogate , United Kingdom
High North Performance is a cycling training and metabolic testing consultancy based in Harrogate, UK. We provide customised training programs and performance diagnostic services to professional and amateur athletes using both established and novel training methods, leading testing and analysis technology, as well as a scientific and strategic approach to planning and preparation.
Tom Bell and Dr Emma Wilkins form a professional coaching team who combine international-level racing experience with scientifically-grounded performance consulting and metabolic testing.
Tom is both an elite athlete and skilled performance consultant. He is a graduate from the University of Leeds, where he was captain of the cycling team and won the British Universities & Colleges Sport MTB championships whilst there. Post-study, Tom has won MTB national championships and stood atop numerous national and international UCI podiums. He’s advised 100s of athletes from over 25 different countries and offered his expertise in training and physiology to numerous reputable companies such as BikeRadar, Zwift and Active.com.
Emma has extensive experience coaching athletes across a range of ability levels and disciplines. She has a strong scientific and quantitative background, which she applies to her coaching practice, holding a PhD in population health modelling, a Masters’ Degree in sports nutrition and physiology, and an undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Oxford. Emma loves analysing training data and staying on top of the scientific literature to identify novel insights and training approaches.
We've guided and consulted with 100s of cyclists from 25+ countries, including working with several national team members and producing national championship victories each year.
Our free Key Workouts Guide can be found here: https://highnorth.co.uk/workout-guide