Asthma inhaler

Only 17 per cent of the cyclists who competed in the 2008 Olympics were registered as asthmatic, but these athletes won 29 per cent of the individual medals. Could there…

Carbs plate cut 1

As carbohydrate comes under fire on multiple fronts, David Bradford assesses whether slashing your intake of bread, cakes and potatoes could improve your cycling performance

neck-pain-main-pic

Cycling isn’t always an entirely pleasurable sport. Let’s face it, we all like to see ourselves as that little bit harder than the general population, willing to push our bodies…

Christmas table

Christmas is traditionally a time of overindulgence, but you don’t need to pig out and pile on the pounds. Eat the right seasonal treats and you won’t have to worry…

Brake braking corner

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…

Lard

Can you be fat but fit? We look at the science of a contentious question

ollie beales windows 10

Over the last six weeks novice cyclist Ollie Beales has been preparing for his first sportive, supported by a team of experts at Cycling Weekly and Microsoft Windows 10. Did…

Compression socks - tech intro-1

Train hard, recover and go again. We’ve seen the photos of the pros post-race in their compression clothing, but is this gear worth investing in for our own recovery after…

Alex Dowsett q&a

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, and I’m almost five weeks into my challenge. I’m attempting to show that a rugby…

Tour of Spain - Stage 7

Wind tunnel tests have given new clues on how to make aerodynamics work for you – and against your rivals. Up to 90% of a cyclist’s energy is used to push…