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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Cycling Safely – How to stay safe on your two wheels

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Riding along on your pushbike

Most people think they know what cycling safely is all about.

After all, the majority of us learnt to cycle from a young age. We’ve done it for years. We know what we are doing.

Cycling is enjoyable, it has massive health benefits, and of course, is a cheap and effective mode of transport. And with the advent of initiatives such as the Big Pedal and cycle to work schemes, more and more of us are cycling.

We are all for it. But just a few sensible tips could help avert any unnecessary accidents. Let’s explore how to stay safe.

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Eat Less Salt – How too much salt can affect your health

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A closer look at salt

The vast majority of us should eat less salt. We will go into more detail throughout this blog. However, before we start, let’s get one thing straight. We don’t wish to demonise salt completely. After all, it is not all bad.

But as the recent Salt Awareness Week helped to remind us, it is becoming clear that excess salt is a serious problem.

So, what are the benefits? What constitutes too much salt? What problems can excess salt cause? And how can we all cut down?

Let’s take a closer look.

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Eat less salt

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London Marathon Plan – 10 Unusual Marathon Tips

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London Marathon 2019 – the countdown

It’s time to start putting together the last bits to your plan for London Marathon 2019. At the time of writing, the big day is exactly 6 weeks away.

Now is the time when you will be putting in those long runs. And although you are probably fatigued and short of time, it’s time to start planning for the lead up to, and for the run itself.

You have probably read many of the conventional tips and ideas for the Marathon. We thought we would share a few tips you might not have come across so far.

 

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Correct Cycling Position – how good ergonomics can help prevent injury

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Back in the saddle

Making sure you are in the correct position when cycling is a must.

We’ve reached that time of year where the days are noticeably longer.  It feels about time to dust down the bike. But before you try to harness your inner Geraint Thomas, think about your bike’s set up.

Bad ergonomics on a bike can lead to injuries. It is worth understanding how to adjust your bike in an appropriate manner.  One that will allow your body to operate efficiently and effectively.

Let’s find out more.

 

 

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Cycling Health Benefits – What two wheels can do for you

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On your bike!

The health benefits of cycling are an afterthought for many. But they shouldn’t be.

There is no doubt that the success of Team Sky and British cycling has increased cycling’s popularity. This has as much to do with being embued with competitive spirit as it does with any health concerns.

But it’s not just road cycling that is now big business. Mountain biking has seen a considerable rise in participants too.

Whichever form of cycling appeals to you the most, one thing is for sure. As John F Kennedy once said, “nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.

Above all, it’s fun. But if it can benefit your health, all the better.

We take a closer look at some of the benefits it offers.

 

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