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Cycling, running or the gym: What's the best 30-minute workout?

If you can only squeeze in half an hour of exercise, here’s how to make the most of it

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Should we be hitting the gym to improve our cycling?

Strength training for cyclists: is it worth it?

Many cyclists dislike strength training, but it can have a positive impact on performance as well as helping to reduce the risk of injuries

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Are 2 shorter rides better for fitness than 1 longer ride?

Simon Richardson explores whether training twice in one day is more beneficial than one longer session, especially when you don't have much free time to spare

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Avoid the gym: 7 outdoor strength training exercises for cyclists

Strength training exercises have lots of benefits for cyclists and, even better, you don’t have to go to the gym to complete them

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Why do my knees hurt from cycling and how can I fix it?

Why do my knees hurt from cycling and how can I fix it?

Our comprehensive guide to knee pain, from the main types, to the best solutions.

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Link to How to incorporate strength training into an indoor cycling plan
Strength training has plenty of benefits for cyclists

How to incorporate strength training into an indoor cycling plan

As much as most cyclists want to avoid it, strength training can have big benefits

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Link to Stronger legs without the gym: How to build strength on the bike
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Stronger legs without the gym: How to build strength on the bike

Tips and tricks for building your leg muscles and getting the benefits of gym work without having to compromise your riding time

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Cycling training for beginners: top tips for getting started

If you are starting to take cycling more seriously or want to get fitter or faster, you might look to training more purposefully, but getting started can be daunting

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Link to Is base training in winter a waste of time? Neal Henderson explains
Do we need to ride in the dark and cold?

Is base training in winter a waste of time? Neal Henderson explains

Over the years, we’ve all been told long, slow miles in the winter are best. We spoke to an expert to find out whether base training actually makes you fitter.

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