'Sky before screens' has made me a better cyclist - could it work for you?

Getting outside every morning, before turning to screens, can improve sleep - and therefore recovery - as well as mood

 Nikki Brammeier is riding a cyclocross race in the mud with fans behind race course barriers
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Most of us have busy lives, packing in cycling alongside work, family commitments and more - making 'quick wins' extremely inviting. But, do they work? In our weekly series we speak to cyclists of all kinds, to find out what one change they've made that's helped to make them a better bike rider - and ask - will it work for you?

Nikki Brammeier (née Harris) has 87 UCI Cyclocross podiums to her name, she attended 18 World Championships in four different cycling disciplines,  and has been a six time UK National Champion in two different cycling disciplines and represented Great Britain at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games. 

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