Training with a cold or illness

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By Colin Henrys Staying fit Illness can be the scourge of the most rigorous and well-thought-out training plan, especially if it means time off the bike. Colds and the flu are particularly common at this time of year and it can be difficult to stick to a training programme when you know you are not in full health. […]

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How to Properly Hydrate Before Race Day

By Andy Blow For many athletes, pre-competition hydration routines tend to be oriented around one main goal, avoiding dehydration. This is understandable since dehydration has been proven to negatively affect performance and sweat rates can easily exceed the body’s ability to absorb fluid so starting an event ‘topped up’ makes logical sense. However, dehydration should […]

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