How the right warm-up improves your performance
From a five minute spin to a two hour workout, we've got a ride for you
Boost your endurance on the bike to ride long distances with ease
Improve your power transfer and save energy
Women more efficient at processing energy drinks
How to power up those hills
Train your fat-burning engine to boost endurance
They're not junk miles after all
Prevent sunburn, stay hydrated and pack the right gear
Now is the time to get fit and lose weight - here's how!
Regular pedalling boosts mental well being
Caffeine does not deserve its reputation as a diuretic
Don’t put up with poor handling and constant aches and pains…
Finding your TRIMP zone
Getting your revs right can make a huge difference
Go harder or longer legally
Tips to boost your pedalling technique
From your clothing choice to where you hold on to your handlebars, it all affects your speed and how much you're hindered by headwinds. Take the time to tweak some equipment choices, vary your riding position and try to use other riders to beat the wind. It doesn't get any easier, you just go faster - or get home earlier!
Reach for your inner turbocharger
Free radicals aren’t all bad news – not when it comes to enjoying the benefits of exercise
Six weeks in how are the New Year’s resolutions going?
I'm worried about losing my hard earned fitness, how can I do some safe exercise post op?
Fall in love with cycling again
Perhaps your riding is helping you beat the clock, holding back the years and giving you a chronological advantage. But on the other hand, if you don't treat yourself well, cycling could be adding a few years to your real age
Don't let winter coughs and colds spoil your riding. Here's how to keep those germs at bay
Dealing with cycling's occasionally uncomfortable side effects
The secrets of training and eating for better muscles
Why 220 minus your age gets your max heart rate wrong
Pick the best time to train and race for maximum improvement
Following on from our guide to healthy riding here are three simple riding techniques that will boost your fitness, give you an on-bike workout and help you establish your training zones if you want to take things further
The 5 rules of healthy riding
Q: Pro riders get a massage to rid their legs of residual lactic acid after a ride. So what is the best way to get rid of it at home without assistance?
Q: I was wondering if you could provide some advice. Whenever I cycle for long periods - and sometimes even short trips - I suffer from sore and painful thighs. This is particularly acute when cycling up hills, which makes sense, but is something that many of my fellow cyclists do not seem to suffer from.
As a female cyclist I wondered if I should be following all the training/fitness/nutritional advice that BikeRadar offers
Whilst the average cyclist has been embracing heart rate monitors the professionals have been one step ahead by measuring power
We all have a limited time to ride so here's how to make the most of what you've got
Q. I am looking for a hydration system that I can use during time trials
Cycling fast is made hard by the drag that riders and their bikes produce - but there are easy wins out there
Winter fitness advice
Exercise is crucial in order to stay healthy and it's what our bodies were designed for - so get out and ride...
How does being active affect your health?
Ride to rejuvenate - cycling keeps you young as well as fit
You and your bike should dovetail together, so that you get the best ride possible and the bike maximises its potential. 'Man and machine in perfect harmony', to use an over-used phrase. By tweaking your position, getting some work done or yourself
How to train for fitness and fun rather than for racing glory.You can achieve big things if you plan your goals, eat right and manage your time carefully.
Training is a process of riding, recovering and hopefully progressing, or at least reducing the ravages of time.
Are you ever totally comfortable on your bike? Strange to ask it but some people ride their whole life thinking discomfort is an inherent part of riding. Not so.
Is warming up and stretching really necessary for injury-free cycling? And what does cooling down actually achieve? Joe Beer explains...Warming up and cooling down are fixed in the folklore of exercise.