How to prepare for a cycling race

Cape Town Cycle Tour
Cape Town Cycle Tour

Cycling is a great way to keep fit and stay healthy. After all of your rides and hard work, you may want to take part in a cycling race to see just how far you’ve come. This isn’t going to be a walk in the park (so to speak) and you’re going to need to prepare yourself for the challenge ahead. And with the Cape Town Cycle Tour coming up in just six months, now is the ideal time to train.

It’s going to take a lot of hard work and dedication to get ready for a race, regardless if it’s something small or a national competition. Here are a few ways to prepare for a cycling race. Read more How to prepare for a cycling race

Everything you need to get active and healthy today

It can be really tough to get up early in the morning and excise while it’s cold and raining outside. It can also be really difficult to eat healthily. And if you skip a morning exercise session, it can be near impossible to exercise in the evening. When you get home from work, all you want to do is relax on the couch with snacks, series and supper. But it’s essential that you do continue to exercise regularly and eat healthy meals, even on the most stormy of evenings.

After all, you already know that you should be eating right and exercising regularly. You know there are numerous health benefits; you know that your energy levels will increase, that your mood will be better, that you’ll sleep better at night and that your memory will improve. And as an added bonus, you’ll be able to feel confident in your swimming costume during the summer months. It’s said that summer bodies are made in winter. Really, though, healthy bodies are created throughout the year and not as a last minute attempt to look good in a bikini.

It’s not that easy to move from a life of relaxing on the couch to one where healthy eating and regular exercising are your priorities. So, to help you get started, here are some tips. Read more Everything you need to get active and healthy today



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“With the opening of our new Sweat Factory in the Tygervalley area, we’re excited to help our community reach their fitness goals,” said Rudi Wilcocks, co-owner of the facility. “Whether you’re aiming to reach a new fitness goal, enhance your competitive edge, or trying to fit exercise into a busy schedule, we’re here to help people succeed no matter what their ability or fitness level.” Read more The Grind SWEAT FACTORY

Tips for first time cyclists

Volta_ao_Algarve_2012_Team_SkyCycling is a fun family activity and it’s perfect for slowly riding into the sunset with someone special. Cycling is often included in top ten list of best exercises, which is why you need to get out your bicycle and ride like there is no tomorrow. Some people are afraid of riding a bicycle. Don’t let it put you off, anyone can ride a bicycle.

It’s as easy as riding a bike… Read more Tips for first time cyclists