Robert Hicks

Robert Hicks

Robert Hicks is a health and fitness writer for Cycling Weekly, Cycling Active and Cycling Fitness magazines. Since graduating from university with a degree in sports science, Robert has written for national newspapers and numerous lifestyle magazines along side the cycling mags. He is also co-author of Fitter, Further, Faster; the complete guide to sportive riding, which is published by Bloomsbury. He is a keen cyclist, cricketer and wannabe golfer.

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Can you be fat but fit?

Can you be fat but fit? We look at the science of a contentious question

Fighting flu

Winter’s here: Flu fighting foods

If you eat the right foods you’ll find there’s nothing inevitable about winter flu season. We suggest foods to keep you flu free and riding on.

Winter cycle commute

Cycling to work: Don’t give up!

As the weather takes a turn for the worse and the nights start to draw in closer, the thought of riding to and from work during winter becomes ever less…


Can cycling help your sex life?

Cycling isn’t the geeky loser’s sport it once was. Now it’s official: cycling can improve not only your pulling power, but also your performance

Obree second attempt

Depression in sport

“I can relate to people [with depression], as I’ve been to the extreme” Graeme Obree