Lifestyle

UTI Urinary Tract Infection and Cycling

Urinary Tract Infections and Cycling: What you Need to Know

Urinary tract infections are just so awful and cycling doesn’t really help either, so here are some tips to avoid UTIs from cycling

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Exercise and Mental Health

Exercise and Mental Health: What you Need to Know

A researched article highlighting the science that links exercise to improved mental health.

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 2, Part 1

Oh, no no no it’s not over yet…

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 1, Part 6

Is age just a number when it comes to dating?

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 1, Part 5

“Why are you single, what’s wrong with you?”

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 1, Part 3

Having more questions than answers is never a good thing…

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 1, Part 2

And the sobering journey continues…

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MTB Dating Diaries: Chapter 1, Part 1

I refuse to suffer this alone so I’m taking you with me…

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Working from home

26 Brutal Truths about Working from Home

Let me clear up some misconceptions about working from home

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Bike Mechanics

Bike Mechanics: An Unprecedented Qualification in Confidence

I got a lot more than I bargained for when I became a qualified bike mechanic. Find out more here.

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International women's day 2017

Incredible Women who Inspire me to Ride my Bike

To celebrate International Women’s Day, I’ve compiled a short list of women who have inspired me to not only ride my bike, but explore new disciplines, challenge myself and even educate myself to be a better person. Today is all about celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and closing the gap […]

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bike packing guide

The Bike Packing Guide: Tips, Tricks and Checklist

This year has been a real eye-opener for me. It’s been a year of cycle discovery as I’ve been forcing myself to leave my cosy comfort zone, and experience all avenues that two wheels can take me. One of these new avenues was bike-packing. Those who do know me, know I haven’t been cycling for […]

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cycling my first century

An Uncensored Account Cycling my First Century

Like most major decisions in life, I tend to think impulsively and jump right in at the deep end, that’s literally how I learnt to swim – Thanks Father. I saw a quote online a while back that said “If 2016 is being directed by Quentin Tarantino, then it all makes perfect sense.” Along with […]

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Menstrual Cycling

Menstrual Cycling: What you Need to Know

Let’s face it, periods can be a crappy part of being a woman and there shouldn’t be a taboo or any embarrassment talking about it either. It’s a natural process for women, just like how everyone poops! We know that we have a monthly cycle where our hormones break out in a civil war, and […]

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bike park wales

Bike Park Wales with Anna Astley

I’m super fortunate to live in South Wales because it’s a brilliant natural hot spot for mountain biking. We’ve got some stunning landscapes with natural trails carved into the mountains of Brechfa. We have some technical and challenging trails at Afan Forest, and then in the heart of South Wales, we have BikePark Wales. Since […]

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