Fitness

Barbecue BBQ

Guide to healthy barbecue cooking

The sun is blazing and so are the nation's barbecues, so what better time to run through healthiest and tastiest ways to cook alfresco

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Time saving stretches for cyclists (videos)

For many cyclists, stretching is not at the top of the to-do list. Yet we know that just five minutes invested in lengthening tight muscles can reap big rewards in…

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…

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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…