Robert Hicks

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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

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How to use nitrate to boost cycling performance

Since research discovered beetroot juice could significantly improve aerobic performance, more and more cyclists have begun looking seriously at the red root vegetable as a means of getting an edge…

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How to make your own recovery bars (videos)

The recovery window is one of the most important aspects of cycling performance. It’s here where you will rebuild damaged muscle tissue, refill empty glycogen stores and restore hydration levels.…

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How to prevent back pain (video)

As soon as you perch on the saddle, clip into your pedals and reach forwards for your handlebars, your back is put into a somewhat unnatural position. As your spine…

Altitude Centre

How far would you go to be a better cyclist?

While on the face of it cycling has never been in better shape, with participation levels continuing to soar, behind the smiles, saddles and sportives lies a peculiar world, where…

cycling rehydration

Is milk a good rehydration option?

A new study suggests that milk-based products rehydrate with greater efficiency than beverages custom-designed for the task

Cycling Active Feb 2015

Cycling Active February 2015

Cycling Active magazine February 2015 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newagents priced £4.75

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Cycling Active January 2015

Cycling Active magazine January 2015 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75

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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,…

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.

Cycling Active Dec 2014

Cycling Active December 2014 issue

Cycling Active December 2014 issue on sale at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents from Wednesday, November 5

Cycling Weekly October 30 2014 issue

October 30 2014 issue

Cycling Weekly October 30 2014 issue on sale from Thursday priced £2.99