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Antioxidant supplements: helpful or harmful?

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

Athletes taking brain enhancing 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,…

David-Stone

David Stone: 
Training hard and 
fish and chips

David Stone Age: 32 Team: Team GB Para-cycling Best Result: Double gold medallist Beijing Paralympics, gold and bronze in London Speciality: 
Road racing Born in Birmingham, based in Leeds, David…

Marcin-Bialoblocki

My week in training: Marcin Bialoblocki 


Marcin Bialoblocki has a somewhat formidable reputation. His nickname isn’t just a play on his real name; he rides like a machine too. When Bialoblocki hits the front everybody knows…

Riding

Keep getting ill? Rob Mortlock tries to help

Please help. I keep getting ill after a few intense sessions of training. It’s so frustrating. Soon as I think I’m getting fitter and where I want to be, I…

James-McCallum

James McCallum talks nutrition

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…