Training: Health & Recovery

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Why do cyclists shave their legs?

With temperatures rising and cyclists’ legs emerging, we tackle the whys and hows of leg shaving.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 09/06/2015

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Massage

Phil Burt, Great Britain Cycling Team and Team Sky lead physiotherapist, explains the how and why of massage.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 04/03/2015

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Dealing with a cycling accident

If you or a riding mate have a cycling accident, whether on the road or on the trails, do you know what to do and how to get help?

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 18/02/2015

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Training and illness

Head cold, flu or dodgy tummy? Find out when you should and shouldn't train and how to avoid the latest bug going round.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 11/02/2015

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Safe weight loss for cyclists

Tips for safe weight loss from the Great Britain Cycling Team nutritionists.

Published on: 07/01/2015

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Avoiding saddle soreness

Beat the backside blues with advice from lead physiotherapist with the Great Britain Cycling Team and consultant physiotherapist to Team Sky  Phil Burt.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 23/12/2014

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Avoiding stomach problems on the bike

Advice on how to avoid digestive distress on the bike from the Great Britain Cycling Team nutritionists.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 10/12/2014

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British Cycling foam roller routine

A foam roller provides a convenient, low cost and effective alternative to hands on massage. Use this routine from Phil Burt , lead physiotherapist at British Cycling and consultant physiotherapist to Team Sky.

Published on: 10/12/2014

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