Cycling Weekly’s fitness pages cover everything from pro level training to the occasional cyclist wanting to lose some weight. Whether it’s how Bradley Wiggins trained to win the 2012 Tour de France or how to survive a hilly sportive, we’ve got the information you need to improve your riding.

+ NUTRITION
If you’re serious about your cycling you need to be serious about your nutrition. Eating the right diet is key to fueling your rides and recovering afterwards. There’s a lot of bad advice out there, so we keep it simple, with real life advice from qualified nutritional experts. Learn what to eat, what not to eat and when to eat it.

+ BIKE FIT
Getting your riding position right is key to optimal performance. If you’re serious about improving your riding, or just looking to make yourself more comfortable for a long day in the saddle, getting the right bike fit is key. Our bike fit section brings you the best of the bike fit theories and practices currently out there.

+ TRAINING
There are an infinite number of ways to train, from simply riding your bike all day to short, structured power intervals. Whether you’ve got all the gadgets or just ride on feel, we can help you tailor your training to your goals. Or just help you enjoy riding your bike by helping you get a little fitter.

+ RiTMO
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Professor Robert Thomas sorts the facts from the fiction when it comes to problems with your bike saddle

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Etixx nutritionist Charlotte Kennedy gives us the lowdown on what you need to eat and drink to complete the RideLondon 100

Ian Stannard in the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Anyone who’s raced a bike knows that cycling can be cruelly hard, but how does it stack up against other gruelling sports? Do we have a valid claim to be…

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While many event organisers lay on everything from food to mechanical back-up for their riders, that doesn’t mean you should turn up empty handed. Here’s what you need

Caffeine can boost performance

Expert opinion: Jack James is Professor of Psychology at Reykjavik University, Iceland, where he teaches and researches in health psychology. Here he tells us why cyclists should watch their caffeine…

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In the realm of competitive cycling, the line between dedication and addiction can be ultra-fine. Sports psychologist Dr Josephine Perry searches for a meaningful distinction and offers advice on how…

Training Mask Henry

As cyclists we’re endlessly enticed by brands promising that their products will make us fitter and faster if only we shell out some cash. How to sort fact from falsehood?…

Should you eat less meat burger

It’s well known that cutting down on meat benefits the environment, but isn’t animal protein essential for a cyclist’s hard-worked muscles? Anita Bean weighs up the evidence