keeping fit in the months to come.Safety in numbersAs well as providing motivation for going out in bad weather, cycling in groups makes you much more visible, but there are a few rules you need to follow. "The most important thing to remember
When you consider that we require over 50 nutrients to stay healthy, it’s hardly surprising that most of us are confused about whether we’re getting enough of the right vitamins and minerals. But the good news is that you don’t have to memorise tables of dietary data – by focussi...
and also accelerates each leg forward more quickly as you run, which improves your speed.Those who run on hills have also been shown to be less likely to lose fitness when they take time off from training. And many scientists believe that hill training can
Triathletes tend to eat healthily, but some of you may find that you can't shed those final couple of kilos that keep you from your goal weight. They're typically the toughest to lose because you've already adopted healthy eating habits, and the process is made more difficult bec...
fitness without the risk of hypothermia. And injured runners well know that cross-training can help maintain fitness and sanity.That said, I have mixed feelings about cross-training. At its best it can help you maintain your performance, but at its worst
days to log more miles or train for a race, so you’re more fit than you’ve been all year. But this otherwise ideal season is fleeting, and without the right focus, you could lose all you’ve gained as winter rolls around. So make the most of your summer
-loss plans will automatically boost your fitness level. Plan Three will get you so fit that you may as well run a marathon. Remember that the fitter you are, the more calories you burn all day long, which leads to bigger calorie deficits and even more
with everything you need to get started in record time. GETTY IMAGES Beginners' BasicsSpeedwork is a challenging way to train, and can cause injuries if you're not careful. When you start running, your cardiovascular fitness and muscles develop very
of Running Well (£14.99, amazon.co.uk). "Working backwards from your goal, incorporating all the other stuff in life you have to fit around your training – from kids to work – will help you identify what is realistic in your specific time frame." Get it down
Cancer killersIt's estimated that one in three of us will develop cancer at some point. Exercise is, of course, very important in maintaining good health, but you can also do some more work in the kitchen to keep you fit and strong. By making some
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