Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…

A Spanish lab gave a group of amateurs a combo of caffeine and carbohydrate gel and has found they rode significantly better than others who had smaller doses or none…

winter training

Lowering your daily sugar intake may not be easy, but it’s not impossible. CW offers some tips on swapping sugar-dense snacks for healthier options

Despite being a latecomer to the world of cycling — he started riding a bike at 16 — Josh, the younger brother of former professional Jeremy, has come on leaps…

Tour Series veteran Graham Briggs knows exactly how to get himself through a day in order to be nutritionally prepared for a hard race. After returning to Rapha-Condor-JLT for the…

After a successful season racing the Tour Series crits 
in 2013, the Welshman 
joined debutant Tour Series team NFTO Pro Cycling for 2014. Mould won the first round and also…

Age: 35 Team: Raleigh Best result: Twice winner of the Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic, in 2009 and 2013 Ian Wilkinson started his cycling life as a mountain bike and cyclo-cross…

Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid (protein fragment) found in the body. It first hit the headlines back in 1999 when it was found to be present in samples…

Date: March 10 to March 16, 2014 Location: Newport, Wales Jon Mould is a former British Cycling Academy rider and former European Madison U23 champion and 2013 national Madison champion,…

Matt Johnson, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a baby, tells Cycling Weekly why he started cycling long distance events to help his condition

Russell Downing is one of the stars of British road racing. He’s one of the most popular riders in this country, even with his rivals — although  he’s not always…

Antioxidants play a key role in helping to protect the body’s cells from ‘free radical damage’. Scientists now believe that the accumulation of free radical damage over the years plays…

Amateur athletes are taking advantage of legal, prescribed medicine in order to enhance their cognitive function, according to researchers in Germany. Though many associate performance-enhancers with substances such as steroids,…