Off-road

Christmas is gone and many cyclists are already dreaming of spring, but winter isn't ready to release its grip just yet. It's time to get off-road to keep the training…

cycling rehydration

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

Training

Most cycling training plans have a pretty straightforward approach to winter: build a regular riding habit, gradually extend your long ride, and only then begin introducing blocks of ‘tempo’ work…

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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…

Shimano, Pedal test

Essential for road riding, racing and sportive participation, here we look at some of the clipless pedal systems available for cyclists

Plan your training

Making the most of your training plan is key to having a successful and healthy year. Follow these important points plan your way to success

Injury feet featured

Have you been suffering from sore feet the morning after a big ride, or worse still during a ride? Physio Lewis Smith explains that it might be your plantar fascia,…

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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,…

Turbo training hard effort interval

Hidden messages in videos make cyclists train harder without realising it. That’s what a team of scientists at British universities have discovered from a bizarre experiment. They put seven men…

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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…