Injury prevention has been the holy grail for elite athletes and professional sports teams for the last few years. If an athlete is injured they either cannot compete at all or at least up to their optimum level. With advances in technology and sports science, data surrounding injury prevention has multiplied in recent years. Top level sports teams employ sport scientists, physios,
It is difficult when children are growing quickly to keep them in the optimal position on their bike, and a poorly set up bike is no fun to ride. It’s not practical to buy a new bike every 6 months, so here is some advice to help parents/guardians balance cost with injury prevention, performance and comfort. There are entire books written on bike fit, so this is just a rough and ready guide. But if you follow these principles, you will do more good than harm. All of these principles apply to your own bike as well!
Keeping fit and healthy is really very simple. Move often, eat healthily and drink plenty of water! Yes it’s that simple, but sometimes we just overcomplicate it.
The gym is not for everyone but regular moderate exercise is accessible to all and more importantly can be enjoyed by anyone As the summer months are upon us, the Bikeathon highlights just one activity, amongst many, that can combine fun with all the positive benefits that regular exercise can bring.