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…


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…


Often overlooked and rarely overdone, correct stretching techniques can not only help you to ride further, they can make you faster, too. Lexi Williamson shows us how it’s done

Fighting flu

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.


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Winter cycle commute

As the weather takes a turn for the worse and the nights start to draw in closer, the thought of riding to and from work during winter becomes ever less…

Caffeine can boost performance

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…