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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...

Biking & Bodybuilding

Suely Abreu

Enjoying and living a fitness lifestyle can sometimes cause conflicts in the sports that we choose. Suely writes about her two passions in sport.

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

Robert

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

Robert

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

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

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

Jocelyn

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

 

Getting Back

Robert

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

Robert

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

Larisa

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

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

Performance & Style

Larisa & Robert

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

Veloskins Chamois Cream

Grant

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

Panama Gran Fondo

Susan

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