Christmas table

Christmas is traditionally a time of overindulgence, but you don’t need to pig out and pile on the pounds. Eat the right seasonal treats and you won’t have to worry…

Lard

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

Burger and Orange Fitness Intro (5)

Staying healthy off the bike is a prerequisite for optimal performance on it. As winter takes hold, allowing yourself time to mentally unwind can be helped by rewarding yourself with…

Beetroot juice nitrate for web

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…

Oli Beales Microsoft Web - DG 09

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, I work as a construction health and safety manager and I’m three weeks into a…

no bake bar

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.…

Gut health featured image

Your body is playing host to a huge ecosystem. There are trillions upon trillions of bacteria that call your skin, mouth and intestines home. Your intestines house the most microorganisms…

Recover powder drink

You can buy any number of different energy and recovery drink concoctions, but sometimes it’s nice to know exactly what you’re putting in your body, and why. It’s possible to…

Eat right avoid muscle pain

Consuming protein and carbohydrate post-exercise can help your recovery from training, but what about the fuel you put into your body before and during a ride? >>> How to fuel for…

Barbecue BBQ

The sun is blazing and so are the nation's barbecues, so what better time to run through healthiest and tastiest ways to cook alfresco

Fuel right for training

If you’re staring down the barrel of a five-hour ride this year, you’ll need to know how to get round the route with your energy stores intact. Matt Hart of…

healthy-eating

Though it’s true that what we eat has an influence on our training 
and fitness potential, it’s important not to get obsessed with the detail

5 Breakfasts Before You Ride STILL

Breakfast is the nutritional foundation of your day, kick-starting your metabolism and fuelling your body for whatever you have in store. So why don’t you give breakfast the respect it…