Spin classes have revolutionised the way people get fit by cycling in recent years. Enthusiastic instructors drive the sessions and they can seem intimidating at first, but they’re huge fun to take part in and extremely good for your physical and mental fitness. Read on for our handy guide to getting the most out of your spin activities.
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Cycling has grown massively in popularity in recent years, with Great Britain’s achievements at major championships inspiring thousands of people to take up riding. The professional cycling calendar attracts huge interest throughout the year, with the best riders competing in races in towns and cities across the country.
Once you learn how to ride a bike, you’ll never forget it, but there are still several things you should know before taking up cycling. Whether you’ve decided to become a pro cyclist, or you see cycling just as a form of recreation, you need to cover all the bases before hitting the road. Not only will this enable you to ride better and faster, …
Cycling can be a great way to get some extra fitness into your day. It’s also a great, healthy hobby. Many families go cycling together. Even some places you may go on vacation offer bicycles as the cheapest mode of transportation available (or if you visit Mackinac Island in Michigan, USA, it’s one of the only two modes of transportation, the other being horse-driven carriage).
Party manifestos contain much more about promoting cycling than they did in 2010, but how do their pledges stack up? The Times’s Cities Fit for Cycling campaign has for three years been urging politicians to heed the call for greater investment in cycling as a mode of transport.
Here’s a conversation I’ve had more times than I care to remember. Me: I feel a bit porky. Chum: why don’t you get a bike? Me: well, that would be fine but I can’t actually ride one. Chum: (faintly puzzled smile) what do you mean? Me: (inward sigh) that’s what I mean. I can’t ride a bike. I’ve never learnt. Chum: what, how can you …