Events

What do the Tour De France riders eat and drink

It may enter your head how nice it must be for a Tour de France rider to be able to eat so much food?! Imagine all those calories you can consume withour getting fat? Well this may not be as enjoyable as you think.

2017-07-04 10:20:11By Heidi Anderson

Events

Why is the Tour De France so hard?

It is hard to believe but The Tour de France isn't half as hard as it used to be when it first began in 1903. Riders would ride all day and all night, but, as you can imagine this faced major issues and so as time went on the Tour de France evolved making it what it is today and still proving to be the hardest bike race in the world. But what makes it so hard? What makes it different to any other race in the world?

2017-07-01 08:00:21By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

High protein recipes for cyclists

Recently there has been quite lot of focus on cyclists taking on more protein. Proteins are needed to repair and regenerate torn and fatigued muscles.

2017-06-30 16:05:48By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

How often should you Cycle?

The big question is how often should you ride in order to make you, either fit enough to just happily ride your bike, fit enough for the club run, or fit enough to race. Whilst these may all be slightly different goals there is a secret magic formula to ensure you are pedalling pretty in the peloton.

2017-06-26 11:02:04By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

Sports Nutrition: sweets or gels?

Isotonic, 2:1, triple action…. You can be forgiven for recognising these terms but have no idea why they’re relevant to you. After all, these are just marketing terms banded around by nutrition brands, right?

2017-04-13 16:59:22By Casey Walker

Fitness

How To Get More Power From Your Legs

Power, we all want more. We are always trying to eek out a little bit more, whether it's loosing weight to increase your power to weight ratio, whether its buying more aero kit, aero wheels, lighter bikes, we are always striving to achieving a little bit more. But what if you are missing the obvious. Power doesn't just come from your legs...

2017-03-17 14:05:47By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

Fuelling for your Rides

The list of different types of cycling is amazing. You can road ride, mountain bike, hill climb, track race, time-trial and BMX. Each discipline needs to be fuelled slightly differently, so we've put together a nutrition guide for a number of disciplines.

2017-02-21 16:51:48By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

How to get lean muscle through cycling

How do you get lean strong muscle through cycling? It's not just about miles anymore, there is more to it. Read our blog to find out more.

2017-02-17 10:20:52By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

4 Quick and Easy Meals for Cyclists

Quick, easy, tasty and simple meal ideas for cyclists. Get real food prepared and cooked quickly for the busy lifestyle you lead.

2017-02-10 12:26:57By Heidi Anderson

Fitness

Turbo Training Sessions and Virtual Reality

Read about virtual reality apps and how they can help your turbo training.

2017-02-07 15:02:32By Heidi Anderson