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9 Summer Running Tips, The Independent

Nothing quite beats summer running; clear blue skies, warm temperatures, long days, and hedgerows abundant with wildlife and flowers. The psychological benefits of running are even more heightened when the weather and our surroundings make us feel so good. But when the mercury starts edging higher, it’s important not to get too hot-headed and to hit […]

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10 Best Cycling Shorts, The Evening Standard

Cycling shorts are skin-tight, and intended to improve comfort and efficiency. The natural evolution of this is the ‘bib’ short. These are cut higher than a traditional cycling short ensuring there is no gap between your jersey and shorts, and they also feature integral suspenders/straps to keep them in place (rather than an elasticated waistband, which […]

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10 Best cycling helmets, The Evening Standard

A helmet is a necessity for any cyclist. Designed to protect your head in the worst case scenario, all bike helmets sold by reputable retailers will comply with a recognised safety standard to help keep you safe. Read original article.

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10 Best running nutrition products, The Independent

If you’re running for over an hour, refuelling during your event is a necessity. “Our bodies can only store a certain amount of glycogen,” says sports nutritionist Liam Holmes. “You will need to provide this fuel in order to maximise your performance.”  Enter the world of energy drinks, gels, chews, bars and snacks, all sources of carbohydrate. Used in […]

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10 Best budget road bikes

If you’re looking to enjoy the open road on a bike that isn’t going to break the bank, there are plenty of great options for under £1,000 out there that will give you a very good ride. When deciding which bike is best for you, first up and most importantly, carefully consider what material the […]

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10 Best Ski Trousers For Men, The Evening Standard

Whether you’re a skier or a snowboarder, you need salopettes that allow free movement whilst still protecting you from the elements. With our selection you’ll find a variety of useful features that will ensure you get the best ride out on the slopes. Read original article.

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10 Best Ski Jackets For Men, The Evening Standard

With the ski season upon us once again, it’s time to assess your equipment and decide whether to make an overhaul. The jacket is of course a key component and will help ensure you enjoy valuable time on the mountains to the max. We’ve picked out the best selection of jackets for every style of […]

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10 Best Knitwear Pieces For Men, The Evening Standard

In a world of innovative and highly technical fabrics, one shouldn’t disregard the humble knitwear sweater – it’s just as relevant today as it has been for the thousands of years we’ve been wearing it. If you’re looking to gear up for the colder weather ahead, a knitwear sweater – environmentally friendly, warm, hardwearing, and […]

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10 Best Insulated Jackets For Men, The Evening Standard

Cold weather calls for reinforcements – hunker down in a jacket prepped to keep you warm. We’ve reviewed and tested 14 of the best down and synthetic insulated jackets available on the market today. In the mix, we have a full cross section of options; from highly sporty and technical jackets designed for back country […]

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The Best Winter Commuter Bike Kit, The Evening Standard

Dark days and dropping temperatures are enough to test even the hardiest of cyclists, but even that seems better to most than the prospect of sweating it out on a packed train. Make the most of your al-fresco commute by investing in kit that’ll see you safely through the seasons ahead. Read original article.

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