Can you be fat but fit? We look at the science of a contentious question

Since research discovered beetroot juice could significantly improve aerobic performance, more and more cyclists have begun looking seriously at the red root vegetable as a means of getting an edge…

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, I work as a construction health and safety manager and I’m three weeks into a…

The recovery window is one of the most important aspects of cycling performance. It’s here where you will rebuild damaged muscle tissue, refill empty glycogen stores and restore hydration levels.…

Your body is playing host to a huge ecosystem. There are trillions upon trillions of bacteria that call your skin, mouth and intestines home. Your intestines house the most microorganisms…

Taking on nutritional advice is a wise thing to do if you’re looking to improve not only your diet but also your cycling performance. However applying basic nutrition rules across…

You can buy any number of different energy and recovery drink concoctions, but sometimes it’s nice to know exactly what you’re putting in your body, and why. It’s possible to…

Consuming protein and carbohydrate post-exercise can help your recovery from training, but what about the fuel you put into your body before and during a ride? >>> How to fuel for…

The sun is blazing and so are the nation's barbecues, so what better time to run through healthiest and tastiest ways to cook alfresco

Most of us have experienced that sinking feeling of hungrily flinging open the food cupboard door only to discover that it’s bare. But before we can think about eating well, we need…

Fuel right for training

If you’re staring down the barrel of a five-hour ride this year, you’ll need to know how to get round the route with your energy stores intact. Matt Hart of…

Though it’s true that what we eat has an influence on our training 
and fitness potential, it’s important not to get obsessed with the detail

Breakfast is the nutritional foundation of your day, kick-starting your metabolism and fuelling your body for whatever you have in store. So why don’t you give breakfast the respect it…

1 Breakfast on overnight oats Rich in slow-release carbohydrate and lower in sugar than most cereals, oats are go-to breakfast fuel for cyclists, but standing over the stove making porridge takes…

Cycling Weekly's Complete Guide to Nutrition

What you eat and when you eat it can have a significant effect on your overall performance; the guide has been split into three sections to help readers understand how…