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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Fridge Raiders: Josh Hunt

Despite being a latecomer to the world of cycling — he started riding a bike at 16 — Josh, the younger brother of former professional Jeremy, has come on leaps…

SiS Nitrate Gel

Nitrate: the new super-source?

Earlier this year, SiS released a brand new gel called Go Nitrate to the sports nutrition market. It's the first of its kind containing naturally occurring nitrates and has got…


Why core strength is important for cyclists

Cycling prowess is about more than just leg power: resistance training will help build the muscles that keep you stable in the saddle while increasing metabolic health and bone density,…

Chris Hoy

Chris Hoy’s training tips

Great Britain's most decorated cyclist Chris Hoy talks to Rob Hicks about fitness, training and being the best

Team Sky and British Cycling

Nutrition: The Team Sky & BC way

It's amazing, given the amount of information out there, that riders are still getting bike nutrition wrong. But why? Rob Hicks talks to the experts about the best ways to…

Wouter Sybrandy

Wouter Sybrandy: Crash course in recovery

Wouter Sybrandy tells CW about the moment he crashed during the Tour of Britain and how he was back on the bike quicker than doctors thought possible