Cycling Fitness Autumn issue is out now

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Autumn 2015 issue

Cycling Fitness features the latest trends in products, training methods and superfoods, including tantalising recipes to freshen up your diet, as well as in-depth real-life case studies and the usual 12 week training plans for riders of every level.

Cycling Fitness magazine September-November 2015 issue is on sale from Wednesday August 26 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents, priced £4.99

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What's in this issue:

Fitness news

Beetroot, ginger, peas and burgers. All the latest nutrition and fitness news

Do you remember your first time?

Fancy trying something new next year? Find out how our readers got on in their first events

What is the ultimate cycling test?

With so many cycling disciplines to choose from we ask the question: what’s hardest?      
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motivational phrase directory

Everyone needs a bit of encouragement occasionally

Mountain madness

Alpine passes and 550 miles makes for a fantastic event

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The cold, hard facts

Should you ride with a head cold or sweat it out on the sofa beneath the duvet?

Five ways cycling can beat the ageing process

Forget expensive face creams — all you need do is ride your bike to stay young

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Be good to your bones

Nutrition and exercises to strengthen your skeleton

Ride more, become happier

Cycling can increase your productivity and your wellbeing — fact!

Training tired

To get fitter you sometimes need to train even if you don’t feel like it

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Bottle hygiene

Dirty bottles can lead to upset stomachs and illness

Your FREE training plans

Three training plans for riders of every level

Testing

Why now is the best time to get your fitness tested

Striking a balance

Getting the right amount of rest and training is a tricky equation

Indoor workouts

A stationary trainer may make you fit — but are you missing out on the benefits of the great outdoors?

NUTRITION

Recipes

Four seasonal recipes to help get some reds, green and purples in your diet

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Eat, drink and ride faster

Advice from a pro team nutritionist on how to structure your diet

Portion science

Make sure your meals are the right size to get the nutrition you need

The big toast trends

Transform a simple slice of toast into a wonder food

Label lowdown

Cut through the confusion and know what is in your food at a glance

A-Z of sports nutrition

New fitness products and supplements explained

TECHNIQUE

Stretch yourself faster

An aero position has more to do with your flexibility than your bike

Recruit your glutes

Maximise your power by making better use of these big muscles

Five workout mistakes to avoid

Classic errors and how to avoid them

Conquer a long climb

Climbing is just as much in your head as in your legs

Cycling Fitness magazine September-November 2015 issue is on sale from Wednesday August 26 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents, priced £4.99

Subscribe now