Articles tagged with: health

  • Tough nut to crack

    There are plenty of coconut-based nutrition products on the market. But does the coconut d…

  • Fluid dynamics

    Water is essential for life, but it’s not enough on its own for optimal performance …

  • Don’t fear the fat

    For years the thinking has been simple for cyclists: more carbs, less fat. It’s time…

  • Return to the blender

    Chop it, whizz it, drink it…smoothies are a great way for cyclists to get the right …

  • The hunger game
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    The hunger game

    Fasting before riding is a training secret of the pros – so should we all be racking…

  • The weighting game
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    The weighting game

    You only need to look at the whippet-like pros to realise that thin equals fast. But when …

  • Strong up top
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    Strong up top

    Even though many pros have the upper-body build of a 12-year-old boy, a┬ábit of extra stre…

  • The brawn identity

    Are you more of a sprinter, a climber or a plain old rouleur? You may think it comes down …

  • All in the mind

    Increasingly our two-wheeled champions are putting their victories down to training what&#…

  • Does extreme effort take years off your life?

    Some say that the rigours of repeated, intense exercise can actually be bad for you, and t…