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Health and Lifestyle

Welcome to the new Health & Lifestyle section of our website. As the content develops, we'll be bringing you great information and advice on how to make the most of your own lifecyle.Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to read our content.

Simply choose a blog below, click the image and have a great read from this talented new writing team. Have fun reading...

Look Good in Lycra


The cycling community in the UK, and indeed, all over the world is changing. However, women still suffer abuse from the sexist minority.

Performance & Style

Larisa & Robert

Our team give a joint perspective on the balance between performance and style in our cycling clothing. Which one comes out on top?

Panama Gran Fondo

Susan Barazza

Susan loves a cycling adventure. She starts 2018 off with the Gran Fondo Panama, an epic event where modern legends are guests.


Hannah Shell

Hannah shares her recipe for delicious Lemon & Chia oatmeal pancakes. What more could you want. Best of all, it's good for you!

Riding & Happiness

Hannah Shell

Understanding the issues we often face in life and in our riding, Hannah examines the competing issues that we work through in a modern lifestyle

Beginners Guide to MTB


All of our team have jobs outside of pedalnorth; recently, editor Robert helped Halfords with the new guide to UK mtb riding for beginners

Cycling nutrition basics

Ana (editor)

Nutritionist Ana writes a detailed article to help guide you to a healthier lifestyle, and to help you get the most from your cycling and fitness

Eating Chocolate


All too often we are told that chocolate is bad for us. However, scientists have looked at this, and it seems that it may not be so, and you can indulge...

Smoothies for cyclists


Sofia is always on the go, working, cycling, training for triathlon, and now competing too. Her smoothies help with this, so why no try some...

Nutrition tips & recipes


Ana gives some useful tips and basic recipes to help you to live a healthy lifestyle. As we approach Christmas, this is an ideal way to prepare!


Women in Sport


Our new blogger from Chile, Jocelyn Retamal, examines the long journey that women have taken to get recognition for their sporting abilities.


Getting Back


Being hit by a speeding car in Nice, as he was just about to complete the Paris-Nice challenge, Robert talks about his feelings and fears.


L'Ardechoise 2018


Time to introduce you to one of the most famous cycling events in France - L'Ardechoise, and the wonderful cycling routes in this beautiful region

Romania MTB


Our brands editor, Larisa lives near the amazing Romanian mountains, and gets to ride in this beautiful area. Matbe it's about time you took a look too... 

Women as Athlete's


Jocelyn Retamal discusses the physical differences between men and women and how they affect performance, and how training can be planned.


Veloskins Chamois Cream


Not all of  us use chamois cream, but we all understand the necessity to get the right one if the need arises. Grant takes a look at this cream from Veloskins