Cycling essentials for comfort and safety

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Want to get into cycling this year but not sure what exactly you need to get started, well apart from the bike? Or maybe you just need a little reminder of the cycling essentials which keep you comfortable and safe on the road? Either way, Halfords have created a handy infographic with essentials for year around cycling. […]

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National Fitness Day: Let’s get moving!

National Fitness Day

This is just a quick post to let you know about National Fitness Day, the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity of the year. It’s happening this Wednesday and many health clubs, gyms and leisure centres will open their doors to non-members, offering free sessions and classes.  How to get involved Whether you […]

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Climbing Vrsic Pass, the highest mountain pass in Slovenia

Vrsic Pass - on top

If you want to put your cycling abilities to test you should definitely try climbing Vršič Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in Slovenia. The Vrsic Pass ascent is something that every cyclist should try at least once in their lifetime, they say in Slovenia.. It’s something that I wanted to do for a long time and this summer I finally […]

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Active holidays in Slovenia (with the video)

Zelenci

Me and my boyfriend have recently visited Slovenia, my home country, and we spent a week in the Gorenjska region in the north, hiking and cycling. I got reminded of the beauty of Slovenia and its mountains, indescribable beauty which I miss dearly when I am in England. Luckily I managed to capture the highlights […]

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Cycling in Mallorca

Towards Cap de Formentor

If you love cycling you will love Mallorca. Mallorca is a cyclist’s paradise and this is due to several reasons, one of them being the weather – it has 300 days of sunshine a year! Another reason is the landscape which is really diverse – you will find rolling low hills, a pan-flat plain, and a mountain range. […]

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Top 9 tips to help you survive an indoor cycling class

Spinning class

Are you a gym bunny but you’ve never tried an indoor cycling class before? I’ve been there. I’ve done it. Many times. It can scare people off. Just looking at those red faces in the gym vigorously pushing their pedals to please the shouting instructor. It looks hard doesn’t it? You may think it’s not […]

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My first bike ride of 2015!

At the beginning of Cannock Chase forest

Today was the day I’ve been waiting for. No rain and temperature above 10 degrees C. This is all I needed to go outside and cycle. I really don’t like cycling in cold and also I have no winter cycling gear so I haven’t been doing any outdoor cycling during the winter at all. However, […]

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How to prevent sports and exercise injuries

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Exercise and sport are great for you and good for your health but as with many things in life, there are some risks involved while being active. These risks are relatively low but people can still get injured during exercise, sometimes through overuse, sometimes from a more direct trauma and sometimes through a lack of decent […]

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