Fitness

Pedalling

How to pedal efficiently

It’s one of the most basic functions of riding a bike — whatever kind of bike you favour — but many of us don’t give the efficiency of our pedalling…

Fuel right for training

How to fuel for long distance rides

If you’re staring down the barrel of a five-hour ride this year, you’ll need to know how to get round the route with your energy stores intact. Matt Hart of…

Older not slower

How to get faster as you get older

As an article by Hirofumi Tanaka and Douglas Seals in The Journal of Physiology put it back in 2008: “Declines in athletic performance are inevitable with age.” No one’s going…

Brake braking corner

How to use your brakes properly

Marc Abbott looks at the best way to learn the safest and most effective way to pull on the anchors, whether you’re riding alone or as part of a group…

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

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5 Breakfasts Before You Ride STILL

Five pre-ride breakfasts for cyclists (video)

Breakfast is the nutritional foundation of your day, kick-starting your metabolism and fuelling your body for whatever you have in store. So why don’t you give breakfast the respect it…