Sprinting,-boardman

Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid (protein fragment) found in the body. It first hit the headlines back in 1999 when it was found to be present in samples…

Rev-Jon-Mould

Date: March 10 to March 16, 2014 Location: Newport, Wales Jon Mould is a former British Cycling Academy rider and former European Madison U23 champion and 2013 national Madison champion,…

Russell Downing

Russell Downing is one of the stars of British road racing. He’s one of the most popular riders in this country, even with his rivals — although  he’s not always…

pills,-drugs

Antioxidants play a key role in helping to protect the body’s cells from ‘free radical damage’. Scientists now believe that the accumulation of free radical damage over the years plays…

Drugs

Amateur athletes are taking advantage of legal, prescribed medicine in order to enhance their cognitive function, according to researchers in Germany. Though many associate performance-enhancers with substances such as steroids,…

James-McCallum

James McCallum is one of the most experienced pros in the British peloton. A Commonwealth Games bronze medallist in 2006 in the scratch race, and a former national circuit race…

Sugar

Sugar. It’s everywhere. From the sweet syrup lacing your morning coffee to the soft cheese on your toast (often made from sugar-sweetened bread), the white stuff has slowly sneaked its…

Fridge Raiders, Kristian House

Rapha-Condor-JLT rider Kristian House discusses what he does to fuel a long, 
eight-hour, day in the saddle...

Sodium Bicarbonate

Bicarb or not to bicarb, that is the question. Even with its performance enchancement factors why hasn't it taken off as a usuable supplement?

Elia Viviani, Food

From bland fuel to big meat, Tour of Britain stage winner Elia Viviani gives us an insight to his diet during Britain's blue riband race

Bicaronate boost

Sodium bicarbonate has been used since the 1930's as a boost for short sprint style events but now can it be used for the endurance athlete?

Book, perceived nutritional wisdow

It's time for a diet rethink - with many of the old myths busted, we look at what you really should eat

Vitus

Step away from the supplements and give your cycling a boost with some pure, unprocessed goodness, writes Mayur Ranchordas