11 of the best fitness upgrades you should try

Want to go faster? Jamie Ewbank explains how to spend your time and money more effectively, that is, to reap bigger performance gains

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking the best way to gain speed is to throw money at your bike: far easier to upgrade to swanky new wheels for an instant performance boost than to build fitness by slogging through long rides and fierce interval sessions. Think again.

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