How to Prepare for Your First Cycle Race

You may have been stepping up your cycling training and lengthening your rides, but is that enough to prepare you for your first race? In some respects, it may well be, but there are other aspects of cycle races that do not just rely on stamina and how well you can ride a bike. In this blog we look at all the aspects of looking forward to your first cycle race and how to prepare for it. (more…)

Community in Sport

The modern world makes it easy for people to feel isolated, as the rise of individualism has replaced a lot of traditional community structures. This makes it difficult for people to form new friendships and to create significant support systems around them. Historically, sport has been a great way to bring people together and to create new communities. Despite the world’s recent shift in focus towards individualism, sport remains a great opportunity to unite people and forge new connections. (more…)

Cycling for Health – Part 2

In part one of the blog of how cycling is really good for your health we looked at many benefits going for a quick spin on your bike including, building muscles, better wellbeing, weight loss, and better lung health. In our second part we look at even more great ways that cycling improves your health including even your sex life! (more…)

How to Convert Your Bike

Perhaps you have just bought a new bike, or you are fed up riding in the winter rain, whatever the reason you may like to convert your outdoor bike into a stationary indoor bike and in this blog, we look at how to do it. By making an indoor static bike out of your old outdoors cycle will bring benefits: not only does it allow you to exercise indoors out of the inclement weather, you can ride the bike that you are accustomed to. (more…)

Cycling Versus Swimming in the Cardio Race

Possibly the best two forms of aerobic exercise that you can undertake are cycling and swimming, they offer excellent alternatives to those that do not like running. In this blog we look at an old age question, which is better for you: swimming or cycling? For convenience, cycling has the edge as it is really easy to just hop on your bike and pedal down the road.  You can also exercise on a bike indoors on a static machine without even going out of your house. (more…)

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