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  • how-much-more-sleep-do-you-need-as-an-athlete

    How Much More Sleep Do You Need As an Athlete?

    Are you getting at least the minimum recommended 7 hours of sleep per night? Yeah, it’s hard enough to consistently hit that. But what if you actually need even more as a regular cyclist? Let’s take a closer look at a new study that explored…

  • how-you-feel-about-your-last-night-of-sleep-matters

    How You Feel About Your Last Night of Sleep Matters

    What if you wake up feel good but your smart watch reports poor sleep quality? Should you trust your feeling or the sleep data? Researchers from the University of Warwick decided to find out and it turns out that your perception is quite important.

  • can-you-catch-up-on-lost-sleep-during-the-weekend

    Can You Catch Up on Lost Sleep During the Weekend?

    Getting enough sleep during the workweek can be hard which is why many people try to sleep in on the weekends to catch up. Do those longer weekend snoozes help neutralise the negative effects of poor workday sleep? Researchers from the Pennsylvania State University set…

  • cheap-vs-expensive-ways-to-recover

    Cheap vs Expensive Ways to Recover

    Every cyclist would love to recover faster after a hard ride. There are many different ways to speed up recovery, but they differ in price and effectiveness. What are the things that have the greatest benefit that cost the least? Here is an overview of…

  • how-to-tell-when-youre-rested

    How To Tell When You’re Rested

    In today’s world of fitness trackers and wattmeters, it might seem easy to tell when you can keep pushing and when you should rest. Unfortunately, technology and data are only half the story. You might hit your watt numbers and follow the recovery advice from…

  • 5-things-to-try-when-nothing-helps-you-sleep-better

    5 Things to Try When Nothing Helps You Sleep Better

    You tried it all – going to bed early, having a calming ritual, sleeping in a cold and dark room, supplementing – and your sleep is still poor. You’re not alone! A lot of people who do the basics right still struggle with sleep. In…

  • how-to-make-sure-you-keep-the-weight-off

    How to Make Sure You Keep the Weight Off

    Losing weight is hard but not as hard as keeping it off. Only about 20% of those who lose weight maintain it in the long term. But don’t despair! There are several proven ways you can keep the weight off, ranging from exercising to controlling…