Lifestyle

07Nov
07Nov

Champagne is my Achilles heel!

Recently, we went to one of my lovely friends' 50th birthday parties. It was a beautiful evening, and I completely lost track of how much I had to drink with my glass always miraculously being filled.

09Oct
09Oct

Our famous VeloVixen Women's Cycling Chat Group is the most talked about chat group in female cycling - isn't it time you joined us to experience it?

07Oct
07Oct

Are you trying to lose weight and not succeeding? Feeling like you are doing everything right but still can’t lose weight.

How are you sleeping? That could be the missing bit...

19Sep
19Sep

Is your gut slowing you down?

Posted in Fitness Lifestyle By Catherine Steel

Do you listen to your gut? When it is not working as it should, it reveals so much; from bloating, belching, smelly wind and - yes - questionable number 2s. 

Not a topic everyone likes talking about but it's at the root of so many health issues. 

13Sep
13Sep

Trek-Segafredo's Abi van Twisk has competed with the very best in the world.

But she's a South London girl at heart and just loves riding her bike. She reckons everyone should take a leaf out of her book...

23Aug
23Aug

Food cravings and comfort eating

Posted in Fitness Lifestyle By Catherine Steel

Do you crave foods? Carbohydrates, salty or sweet? Food cravings is something Catherine hears about most weeks in her clinic - and knows a lot about from personal experience.

21Aug
21Aug

We all want to improve out cycling. Here are 10 relatively easy wins (nos. 6 and 10 are especially easy!) to make you an instantly better cyclist.

24Jul
24Jul

Ever fancy just going for a spin? Leaving all technology behind and simply pedalling to clear the mind? Jeni is a big advocate - and as she explains, it can work wonders in more ways than you might expect...

23Jul
23Jul

Bikepacking with Children Pt.1

Posted in Lifestyle Inspiration Problem Solver By Juliet Elliott - Award Winning Writer and Multi-Talent!

There isn't much that Juliet hasn't done on a bike. But going bikepacking with a toddler could be the biggest challenge she's yet taken on. This is just the start...

19Jul
19Jul

Why am I so tired? Fatigue... the number one factor leading cyclists to nutritional therapist Catherine. Here's her advice on how to combat it.

27Jun
27Jun

So Jeni went on her first cycling holiday.

It was wonderful - but she came away having learnt lessons she'd never have thought of...

31May
31May

5-time World Downhill Mountain biking champion Rachel Atherton has been a dominant force downhill MTB for more than 10 years. Maria caught up with her to get the latest lowdown on her extraordinary career - which shows no sign of slowing!

16May
16May

Find your tribe

Posted in Lifestyle Inspiration #CycleHappy By Jeni Sanderson

"My overwhelming emotion recently has been the feeling of belonging."

Jeni is living proof of just how cycling can become a bedrock of social interaction and happiness way beyond the bike itself.

02May
02May

This summer, we're supporting world record Atlantic rower Kiko Matthews woman as she takes on single-use plastic via an epic bike ride, riding 7200km around the British coastline whilst raising awareness of plastic misuse.

25Apr
25Apr

Ever find yourself falling into the trap of feeling you have to ride with certain people, to grind out particular distances? Jeni has an alternative approach that just might make you fall in love with cycling all over again.

12Apr
12Apr

We all know how good even an average ride can make you feel. But cycling can improve more about your life than you might have thought.

03Apr
03Apr

Jeni Sanderson is an expert in positive psychology - and we all know how crucial that can be on your bike. Here's how to get the best out of yourself, both in cycling and beyond...

01Apr
01Apr

As organisers of a major race for the women's pro peloton announces that the dress regulations will require participants to wear 'skirts', we ask: how can this be in 2019?

01Mar
01Mar

The London Bike Show will never have seen the like. We're joining forces with those lovely folk from Casquette to host 'Casquette LIVE with VeloVixen'. It promises to be THE big reason for coming to this year's London Bike Show (29-31st March)...

21Feb
21Feb

When we asked you for your stories about how you got the cycling bug after the age of 40, we expected a few tales. But not 100s! And such moving, inspiring ones at that.

Here are just some of our favourites - and the eventual winner...

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