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Christmas eating: a weighty issue?

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…

Plan your training

Plan your training

Making the most of your training plan is key to having a successful and healthy year. Follow these important points plan your way to success

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Injury prevention: foot pain

Have you been suffering from sore feet the morning after a big ride, or worse still during a ride? Physio Lewis Smith explains that it might be your plantar fascia,…


Why core strength is important for cyclists

Cycling prowess is about more than just leg power: resistance training will help build the muscles that keep you stable in the saddle while increasing metabolic health and bone density,…

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Can subliminal messaging make you train harder?

Hidden messages in videos make cyclists train harder without realising it. That’s what a team of scientists at British universities have discovered from a bizarre experiment. They put seven men…


Tips for effective rest and recovery after cycling

Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…