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    The best GPS cycling computers of 2022 Garmin Wahoo Hammerhead
    02 Aug 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The latest cycling computers can go way beyond mere speed and cadence. High-tech GPS navigation features allow you to explore with confidence, smart radar lights tell you exactly what's on the road behind you and some computers can even replace your coach. Whether you're planning on striking out on your own bike packing adventures or you...
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    How to perform on a vegan diet
    28 Jun 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How easy is it for vegan cyclists, runners and triathletes to take on the nutrition they need in training and competition? Once an obscure lifestyle choice, the vegan diet has definitely hit the mainstream in recent years. In the UK, between January 2020 and 2021, Deliveroo revealed its vegan takeaway orders shot up by 163%. (source: The Vegan...
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    Cycle to Work Day - why you should cycle to work
    22 Mar 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Are you thinking about cycling to work? Here's why we think this could be the start of a habit of a lifetime. Get everything you need for the commute at Wiggle Boost your health and fitness According to a study published in the British Medical Journal , cycle commuting lowers the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. In addition, you can...
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    Three clever ways to make cycling nature breaks easy for women
    28 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Bib shorts are so comfy on long rides but for women, they can make loo-breaks a little complicated. Here are our three favourite ways to simplify things when nature calls. Disclaimer: If you don't have a vested interest in making cycling pee-stops for women easier, please look away now. Bib shorts and tights are great, aren’t they? If...
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    Training in the winter months; how to stay motivated
    23 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    During the colder months, it might seem tempting to stay inside by the radiator instead of braving the winter weather! Here are HIGH5’s top tips for keeping up the motivation when winter training. Despite plummeting temperatures and shorter daylight hours, there are numerous benefits of winter training. It gets you ready for early spring...
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    What to wear for cycling through winter to spring?
    18 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Daylight hours are slowly getting longer but the weather can still be unpredictable, with wind, rain and even sometimes snow to contend with. But what is the best cycling kit for the last days of winter? Here's Wiggle Content Manager Nassrin's essential guide to what to wear on a bike ride as we edge towards brighter days. Do cycling...
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    Seven things cyclists do that might surprise you
    27 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    On the UK's increasingly busy roads, driving can be pretty stressful at times. Even more so when you need to share the road with cyclists who don't even pay road tax or pass a test. Further updates to the Highway Code at the end of January 2022 have been put in place to boost the safety of cyclists and pedestrians and these have triggered...
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    How can recovery help you to improve?
    19 Jan 2022
    Nick Anderson is the founder of Running With Us and a vastly experienced England Athletics endurance coach with over 25 years of coaching and personal training experience, working with runners, cyclists and triathletes across the UK. We asked him to tell us why recovery is just as important as training. When training for an event most keen...
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    4 ways to make the most of the pool this winter
    19 Jan 2022
    That bite in the air is here and outdoor training might be feeling more like a punishment than the stress-relieving and rewarding effort it used to be. There are lots of different types of indoor training you can do to get away from the cold and dark days, but Speedo recommends you go swimming. Why? Because we love swimming (obviously), but also...
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    Why is racing on Zwift such great training and how do you start?
    18 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Zwift is a great indoor training tool for cyclists, but did you know that racing can be an effective addition to any training plan? Here's why you need to try racing in Zwift and how to get started. Is racing on Zwift good training? So many outdoor cyclists come to Zwift because it offers the opportunity to complete the kind of workouts you...