Ketones, ketogenic diets, fat burning… Carbs have been pretty out of fashion for a while. But is binning the good old fashioned master fuel a good idea for most cyclists? I spoke to some experts, and asked a few riders to play guinea pig and try ketones for themselves. See it here.
I still remember kneeling next to my friend after a very nasty crash at Herne Hill Velodrome. She wasn’t breathing and I’ve quite possibly never been so scared in my life. The weeks and months that followed for her inspired me to write about concussion – the risks and long term effects that we allContinue reading “Cycling and concussion – what you need to know”
Short answer? No, not if your genetics just don’t favour short burst power. But you can be better – you can improve on your weaknesses. I combined gym training with a little boost via the supplement isle of Holland and Barrett…. Read about it here.
Not if you can’t keep them in a straight line. If you can afford just one pair of wheels, and don’t know how deep to go – then this article seeks to find the answer.
Geometry defines a bike’s personality – here’s what to look for when you view those charts. Read it here.
Choosing the right saddle can be a nightmare. I’ve been on many women’s rides where it seems to be the primary topic of conversation! Trialling saddles can get expensive, so I put together this guide to help riders (male and female) cut through some of the chafe. See it here.
What’s going on in your head can dramatically influence your performance. I spoke to riders who have used psychology to overcome fear and improve their racing, also picking up some tips and tricks from sports psychologists. Read it here. Related: The Sports Psychology of: Using Visualisation to Banish Fears The Sports Psychology of: Setting GoalsContinue reading “Is fear holding you back?”
Are women’s bikes all about marketing, or is their a need for a different geometry to suit female cyclists? Having a custom bike built for my (female) body seemed like a good way to explore the question – read it here.
2019 marks the last New Year I’ll begin as a 20-something. And yes, you can expect several ‘last 20-something’ epiphanies in the next five months. Perhaps from a current position on the naïve side of the fence, it seems to me like the degree of change decelerates as you make your way through life. ZeroContinue reading “11 life lessons for my 20-something-year-old self”
I like a good ‘what I did on my ‘oliday’. Here’s a few…. Cycling in Gran Canaria Cycling in Morzine Cycling in Denia and Calpe Cycling in Tuscany Cycling in the Pyrenees Cycling in the Dolomites Cycling in Mallorca Cycling in Girona