What you eat and when you eat it can have a significant effect on your overall performance; the guide has been split into three sections to help readers understand how…
Unless you only ever ride on pancake-flat surfaces, improving your power-to-weight ratio is a must. Andrew Hamilton explains why and how
Sometimes there’s no substitute for real food to repair and replenish after a long ride
Researchers in Spain have found that athletes who supplement their electrolyte drinks with extra salt perform better in endurance events than those who rely on the drinks alone for rehydration.…
What's the best way to shed surplus kilos and get back to your racing weight? David Bradford separates the junk fads from the nutritional gold nuggets
A new study suggests that milk-based products rehydrate with greater efficiency than beverages custom-designed for the task
What to look for, plus reviews of our favourite gels
Post workout recovery is crucial if you want to improve. Protein is essential for repairing and rebuilding your body. The new product’s formulation is claimed to provide a source of rapidly digestible protein…
University of Oxford develops new super-expensive ketone energy drink that provides body with an alternative source of energy
Having already enjoyed a year of retirement, Sir Chris Hoy has a very successful cycling career to look back on and a rather impressive trophy cabinet to boot
Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…
Best known for his exploits on the track and in Tour Series races, Madison-Genesis's Tom Scully tells us about fuelling for a race
No one can be good all the time and neither should we be. A Friday night takeaway after a long week is an enjoyable treat and during the party season…
Indulging in a few beers shouldn’t stop you riding your bike. We show you how to fend off a hangover so you can ride headache-free the next day
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.
Here are the top five reasons why you might be feeling hungry after cycling and steps to combat it
Are the eating and drinking the right things to fuel your cycling?
A Spanish lab gave a group of amateurs a combo of caffeine and carbohydrate gel and has found they rode significantly better than others who had smaller doses or none…
What does the 'average' cyclist look like in 2014?
Alcohol should be displayed clearly on labels. In the same way smokers are told cigarettes can severely harm health, so arn't they displayed?