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20th January 2020

Cycling for Mental Health

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist, a fairweather rider or a new arrival to cycling, the benefits of riding a bike extend well beyond physical benefits.  Exercise has long been linked to mental wellbeing, and activities such as cycling provide a range of benefits. Mindfulness. When you’re cycling, you have to focus on balance, momentum and very little else. The sensations of the present moment leave your mind with very little time or space for racing
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Runners
If you are looking to get fitter in 2020, then combining cycling with running might the answer. When you combine multiple sports, it is called cross-training. But what are the benefits of combining one sport with another, and particularly with cycling and running? Improves your cardiovascular health  Cycling is a great way to improve your overall fitness. With regular rides, you will become more effective and efficient at delivering oxygen around your body. This increases
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Cyclist

30th December 2019

How to improve your climb?

Here at Raleigh we know that climbing hills effectively can make all the difference to your overall ride. Here five tips to get you to the top: Choosing the right fuel Before you even get on your bike, it is important that you are fuelled correctly. Complex carbohydrates such as porridge, pasta and rice are great for slow releasing energy and will help to give you a boost as you ascend. Most exercise lasting less
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Plan a Family Bike Ride this Boxing Day It’s Boxing Day, you’re full of turkey and have spent the last 24 hours inside, sat on your bottom… Time to get some fresh air. This year, why not swap the traditional Boxing Day walk for a bike ride instead? A festive cycle might be just what you need to spend quality time with the family, away from the scene of Christmas Day bickering and kitchen chaos.
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Woman test riding electric bike
The Benefits of Test Riding an Electric Bike The popularity of electric bikes is growing rapidly and with so many benefits to them it’s easy to see why. You can go further, go faster, or simply just get out if you couldn’t before. But if you’re looking to purchase one where do you start? With a test ride! Why do you need to test an electric bike? Would you buy a car without test driving
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