Training

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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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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…

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How to ride faster up short, steep hills

Think tough climbing and you probably imagine the long, winding, hairpin ascents of the Alps. But for sheer brutality, the steep hills of the UK have few equals