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The top 10 tips for your effective turbo trainer workout

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Turbo trainer workouts are one of the best ways to stay fit. From Zwift sessions to Peloton workouts, Turbo Training doesn’t need to be dull.

Find out how to train effectively indoors!

Endurance Nutrition: How To Fuel For Ultra Endurance

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Everything you need to know about fuelling for the long haul

How to master performance nutrition

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Fuelling for your favourite sport doesn’t begin on the start line, or finish once you have a shiny medal round your neck.  Thinking about what you eat before, during and after you race, while you...

6 Reasons why rest days are important for high performance

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Rest days are often seen as a waste of time, when in reality they're as important as the training itself. Read the 6 top reasons why...

8 Tips to help you make the most of cycling gels

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Whether it’s a long training ride, the back-country or a sportive you’re tackling, if you want to go the distance in the saddle, you need to fuel correctly. Turning the legs over for 90 minutes or more depletes glycogen stores – the body’s favoured source of energy during exercise – so if you want to bypass the bonk read these top tips.

6 problems with traditional energy gels solved

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Traditional energy gels have a wide range of undesirable side effects... tummy trouble, artificial taste, gloopy texture – often all three.

Forget about them all, here are the biggest problems with traditional energy gels and how we have fixed them.

Cyclocross – What is it and how to get started

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Cyclo-cross is a fast paced race taking place over multiple laps of a short, mixed-terrain course featuring natural and man-made obstacles.

Technical challenges such as sand, mud, steep slopes and boards are interspersed with sections of very fast riding to test the fitness and technique of riders.

It’s one of the craziest and most fun race disciplines around! What could be better than spending your afternoon sliding around in the mud on your bike?

Winter cycling: 15 essential tips to keep you safe & motivated

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Rain, snow & dark nights can be daunting at times... the weather and seasonal motivation tend to put the dampeners on getting out there.

But that doesn’t mean that you should hang up your bike just yet! Here's how to prep for the cold season, enjoy the winter and gain some instant motivation to keep you riding. Go!

What to eat before, during & after race day

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Don’t waste hard won fitness by taking inadequate nutrition on race day.

We spoke with elite pros Sam Andrews of Clash Racing, Jonny Revis of ZeroBC race team and elite cyclist Joe Fisher to help define what to eat before, during and after race day for performance, taste & health.

Read more about what's fit for body, fit for purpose, naturally.

How to avoid bonking whilst cycling with natural energy foods

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Struggling with bonking, or blowing-up, whilst cycling during endurance rides?

Find out why synthetic gels and bars are often the root of this sudden loss of energy and how real food prevents this much-dreaded issue - helping you perform better for longer!

Not as fun as it sounds, bonking on your bike can spell disaster for any ride or race, but is easily prevented with good natural nutrition and a well-practiced fuelling strategy. 

What you put in, you get out...