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Cycling is a great way to stay in shape and increase fitness levels, it's also an excellent way to lose weight alongside a healthy diet, but it's important to do it right.
Dramatically reducing your calorie intake and cycling like crazy obviously...
We all know the importance of fueling up for a ride, but there are certain foods that are not as helpful as others.
Here are The Cycling Bug's 5 foods that will slow down your ride.
1. Raw Vegetables...
Although it might not feel like it after a particularly intense episode of saddle sores, your body LOVES cycling, and it shows.
Here are the 5 ways cycling changes your body for the better, have a look to see if you've noticed any of the signs...
Whilst the body benefits of regular cycling are well known, it's now thought that just short sharp bursts of exercise can be just as good for you.
Here's what just 10 minutes of cycling does to your body.
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Your morning routine can be governed by a number of factors; kids, animals, the arrival of the bin men, that extra glass of wine you sank before heading up to bed. Sometimes it can take all your energy to peel yourself out of bed and into the shower....
Who knows where this heatwave came from or how long it'll last, but if we're going to see much more of these sweltering temperatures before autumn decides to show its face, it's worth being prepared for cycling in this Indian summer.
If you're trying to shift a bit of unwanted flab what you eat is vitally important, and choosing ingredients that speed up your metabolic rate could be the key to amazing results.
Here is The Cycling Bug's list of 6 fat-burning foods to boost...
It's now generally accepted among sports scientists and endurance experts that stronger legs will make you a better cyclist, over all distances. But what's the best way to build strength in your lower body, and what are the cycling benefits? ...
For many of us belly fat is insanely hard to shift, no matter how healthily we try to eat or how much exercise we seem to do.
To finally firm up those excess wobbly bits follow The Cycling Bug's 7 step plan to blitz belly fat below.
You can put in all the hours of training in the world but if you keep making these common cycling mistakes you’re never going to reach peak performance.
Here are The Cycling Bug’s top 5 mistakes most cyclists make, so you can avoid them.
This Wednesday 14 September is National Cycle to Work Day, so if you’ve never hopped on your bike to get to the office, it’s the perfect day to get started!
Here are our five top tips to conquer that ride to work.
1. It’s a...
The weekly shop can be a minefield, especially when all the foods you thought were healthy end up being pretty bad for you.
Here is The Cycling Bug's list of the 5 worst foods you could possibly eat, have a look and make sure these don't feature...
Cycling is a fantastic way to lose weight and keep fit.
And if you put The Cycling Bug’s 10 tips below into practice you’ll reach your goals in double-quick time.
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How can you tell if you’re in the right cycling position?
It’s a little known fact by many commuters and casual riders that the wrong position on your bike can have a significant impact. But simple fixes can sort these problems out....
If you’re on a mission to lose weight and tone up, it can often feel like an uphill struggle.
Here are The Cycling Bug's top 5 tips on how to burn fat faster. Give them a go for a week and see if you notice a difference.
What are your...
The volume of nutrition advice out there is mind-blowing. One study will contradict another and before you know it, you will be in a state of total confusion about what you can and cannot eat.
It’s important to remember that studies may have...
Autumn is almost upon us. It’s a time of years when cycling can either be a pleasure with its crisp mornings and quieter streets, or a season in which you can get caught out by the changing climate.
Here are The Cycling Bug's top five...
You can train as much as you like, but there could be some simple, common cycling mistakes that will stop you hitting peak performance.
Here are The Cycling Bug’s top 5 easy corrections to your cycling that will have you going further and...
There’s no doubt cycling can help you stay in shape and boost your fitness but it can also be a really useful tool when it comes to losing weight. But if you’ve been on the bike for a while and still haven’t seen the weight loss results...
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Cycling has some incredible health benefits, and is an excellent form of exercise if you're wanting to lose weight, as it acts as a full body workout. However, starting out cycling as a beginner, especially when overweight can be a daunting challenge...
We have put together some expert advice on the correct cycling techniques and tips, which will help you ride better and faster with reduced risk of injuries.
Don't forget to log your rides with Bugmiles and lap up all the supportive comments from...
It seems that every few months there's a new diet that everyone wants to try, we've all heard of the Atkins, Paleo, 5:2, as well as the more unusual options.
Whilst most of these end up losing favour after a few months amongst those keen to...
Downing a can of your favourite energy drink may quench your thirst at the time and give you the boost you need, but do we actually know what it does to our insides?
Most energy drinks contain a combination of quick releasing sugars and slow releasing...
Let's be honest, whether you're a seasoned roadie or a weekend cyclist, going faster is always more fun.
So here are a few tips and tricks that will allow you to hit your top speed and get more of a thrill.
What's your top speed?
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