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Using FTP in your training

Your FTP is the maximum power you can sustain on the bike for an hour.

By training at or around your FTP you’ll be able to raise that threshold so that you’ll be able to go harder for longer.
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Work off Christmas Dinner with lactate threshold training workouts

Weather too grim to get out there riding on the roads? No problem! Here’s an indoor cycle work out and tracklist to keep you building fitness and burning off the mince pies this holiday season. Continue reading

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How to warm up for running

If you’re like the majority of people out there, you probably don’t warm up before you run (no, bouncing down to touch your toes a few times before you set out is not the same as warming up!). But the importance of a good quality, run warm up shouldn’t be underestimated, both to reduce the risk of injury and improve the quality of your run. Continue reading

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Strawberry and goats cheese salad

 This one is super simple to make and looks great – I got lots of compliments and people asking for the recipe at the barbecue I took it to. Take some mixed leaves (I used mostly watercress, with some spinach … Continue reading

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Pimp my green salad

Even if you are going for a traditional green salad, there are lots of ways to make it a  bit more exciting, and make sure you get a range of vitamins and protein in there, and it fills you up. … Continue reading

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Crunchy quinoa salad

This one doesn’t look that exciting but the dressing and nuts give it a real flavour kick. First cook some quinoa – a great source of veggie protein, as well as fibre, iron and magnesium. Whilst that’s cooking, lightly steam some … Continue reading

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Fight off flu salad

There’s been lots of colds and nasty bugs going round recently so I made a salad packed full of lots of different coloured veg to boost my vitamin intake. First cut a butternut squash into large cubes and bake in … Continue reading

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