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    I love all of Ross's stuff. He gives excellent...

    I love all of Ross's stuff. He gives excellent advice and great feedback if you buy one of his products. Admittedly, his stuff is more geared towards combat sports but, with his workouts you never...
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    Try: http://www.rosstraining.com/ ...

    Try:

    http://www.rosstraining.com/

    http://www.rosstraining.com/articles.html

    http://www.rosstraining.com/products.html

    Never Gymless uses limited equipment, most of which is easily...
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    Unflavoured whey is really nice mixed with...

    Unflavoured whey is really nice mixed with pineapple juice!
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    Have you considered getting a turbo trainer? I...

    Have you considered getting a turbo trainer? I severely sprained my ankle in martial arts class about 8 weeks ago so I know what you're going through. Whilst I can't run on it, I can cycle but I...
  5. You could try bulger wheat, couscous or miso...

    You could try bulger wheat, couscous or miso based dishes as they can be made with hot water from a kettle. Add some combination of veggies, beans, chickpeas and cold meat / fish / shellfish (and...
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    If you haven't got access to equipment,...

    If you haven't got access to equipment, bodyweight exercises are excellent.

    Push up variations, handstand push ups, dips, pull ups and chin ups are all excellent.

    Have a look at this link
    ...
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    I really can't cope with cold ears, so I have a...

    I really can't cope with cold ears, so I have a fleece headband and a windproof one. I prefer the fleece one to the windproof one, as I find the windproof affects my hearing a bit too much.
  8. Have you considered contact lenses (you need hard...

    Have you considered contact lenses (you need hard lenses or soft Toric lenses to correct an astigmatism) and then a pair of non-prescription oakleys?
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    Rather than prescription glasses, have you...

    Rather than prescription glasses, have you considered getting contact lenses and then a set of interchangable lens glasses for over them? That way you can wear the contacts all the time and put...
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    At the moment I am working on increasing my...

    At the moment I am working on increasing my cadence but when I get to 95-100rpm I start bouncing in the saddle, how do I go about stopping this bouncing and develop a smooth rhythm? Is it just...
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    I don't know any websites, but this is a really...

    I don't know any websites, but this is a really good book that gives you stretching routines for a variety of sports:

    Sport Stretch: 311 Stretches for 41 Sports by Michael J. Alter.
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    Hypotonic: 20-40g sucrose 1 litre warm water...

    Hypotonic:

    20-40g sucrose
    1 litre warm water
    1-1.5g salt (optional)
    Sugar free / low calorie squash for flavouring (optional)

    or

    100 ml fruit squash
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    I have a question about whey and shakes: Can...

    I have a question about whey and shakes:

    Can they be made the night before and kept in the fridge, as I never have time in the morning to organise making them?
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    Tinned pulses are fairly cheap and very filling....

    Tinned pulses are fairly cheap and very filling. I do a pulse mix for lunch that basically involves mixing up a variety of pulses (chick peas, borlotti beans, cannelli beans, kidney beans, lentils -...
  15. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/ Have a 5 day...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/

    Have a 5 day weather forecast section, it is reasonably good - but Juha's right, getting accurate English weather is virtually impossible!
  16. Hi Dnvrfox, I'm of the female persuasion and...

    Hi Dnvrfox,

    I'm of the female persuasion and tend to post in the women's forum but I also post in the safety and communting ones and occasionally in the mtb and road bike ones!

    See you around...
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    Absolutely, as a cyclist and a driver,...

    Absolutely, as a cyclist and a driver, irresponsible actions by either group annoy me intensely. I've lost track of the number of times I've been driving home and witnessed cyclists on the wrong side...
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    4ft 11 and I have an XS Scott Mambo which is...

    4ft 11 and I have an XS Scott Mambo which is probably around 13". I think I could do with a smaller frame size but, unless I get a kiddy's frame which is lower quality, there don't seem to be any...
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    A friend of mine recommends taking a bottle of...

    A friend of mine recommends taking a bottle of warm to hot water and sipping from it regularly, I haven't used this method yet but she says it works very well for her.
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    http://www.caloriesperhour.com is a good way...

    http://www.caloriesperhour.com

    is a good way of estimating calorie usage for all sorts of activities
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    Each time I cycle to work I save around 2 on my bus fair (I only drive in if I'm staying late enough to miss the last bus home). I am currently saving this money towards a touring bike for when I...
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    If you wear a backpack, then, if it is a dark...

    If you wear a backpack, then, if it is a dark colour, some sort of reflective cover is a good idea. I use a Respro Hi Viz Hump Rucksack Cover, which is yellow and orange, has reflective strips on it...
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    I wash all my outdoors stuff on a cool wash with...

    I wash all my outdoors stuff on a cool wash with non biological washing powder (not liquid) and no fabric softener, then I hang dry them. Fabric softener can clog the fabric and reduce its wicking /...
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    Well my commute yesterday was a nightmare! :mad: ...

    Well my commute yesterday was a nightmare! :mad:

    I wasn't feeling too well so I decided not to cycle to work - big mistake!

    My bus is supposed to run every 15 minutes, well the 1st one didn't...
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    [QUOTE=TxH]I got y'all beat...this past spring I...

    [QUOTE=TxH]I got y'all beat...this past spring I did a century (full 100 miles, NOT a wimpy metric century....lol) on my Gary Fisher Tassajara MTB. It was stock except for flak jacket slicks, bar...
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