Fitness

Looking at new bike

Does a new bike make you faster?

There’s nothing quite like a new bike the lure of the shiny, the seductive appeal of the latest tech, the unshakeable conviction that a new bike will lead you, at…

healthy-eating

Six simple steps 
to healthier 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

Mavic-shoe-and-pedal

Which pedal system is best for you?

We take a quick look at some of the more popular pedal-cleat systems on the market, which include; Look Keo, Shimano SPD and SL, Speedplay and Time Xpresso

Acupuncture

Can acupuncture aid performance?

With every aspect of diet and training taken care of, pro teams are increasingly looking towards alternative therapies for an edge. Can acupuncture really help performance?

Sportive

How to pace your ride effectively

It might seem like tearing off the start like as fast as your can will get you a quick time in your time trial or sportive, but it reality you'll…

Tony Martin sporting Kinesio tape

Does Kinesio tape really work?

Why are many cyclists, even some pros, festooning their limbs with gaudily-coloured sticky tape? No, they’re not patching up improbably shaped crash wounds; they’re attempting to alleviate muscular injuries and…