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Our Spring Picks Chosen by Proviz founders Ant & Rupert

Our Spring Picks Chosen by Proviz founders Ant & Rupert

We asked Proviz’s founders Anthony and Rupert what they have to consider when designing their spring products and to share with us their Proviz ‘spring picks’.
How to make friends with your inner chimp and boost your performance

How to make friends with your inner chimp and boost your performance

Have you ever felt like you’re not always quite in charge of your reactions and emotions? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve come into contact with your ‘chimp’ – the prehistoric, limbic part of your brain primed to protect you from danger. We talk to Dr Anna Waters to see how we can befriend our chimp and manage uncertainty.
How to Become a Porridge Convert

How to Become a Porridge Convert

For each person who loves the stuff there’s another who despises it, often thanks to childhood memories, or because it leaves them feeling bloated. We want to persuade you to give it another go – even become a porridge convert – with some delicious variations. Here are some ideas to liven up your morning bowl of oats...
Exercise and Snacking: A Guide

Exercise and Snacking: A Guide

Should you snack before, during or after exercise? For a lot of us this questions leads to a dozen others – will it make me feel sick? Will I feel faint if I don’t? Will it help my endurance? The answer isn’t black and white as we're all different, so we asked resident Proviz nutritionist Issy Lowndes for her advice.
Three Paralympic golds, an MS diagnosis & undercover police work – meet Carol Cooke

Three Paralympic golds, an MS diagnosis & undercover police work – meet Carol Cooke

Carol Cooke had had dreams of representing her country before her abrupt MS diagnosis. 20 years later, the 56-year-old para-cyclist is a three-time Paralympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion.
Electric Bikes are on the rise – How do they work?

Electric Bikes are on the rise – How do they work?

E-bikes or pedelecs, as they are often known, have been hugely popular in Holland, Germany, Belgium and France for many years. In fact, 30% of all Dutch bike sales in 2017 were electronic bikes. The UK is only just embracing the trend, so what's it all about?
Bikes on Film: Moments that Pedalled Their Way to Oscars Glory

Bikes on Film: Moments that Pedalled Their Way to Oscars Glory

Call Me By Your Name isn’t the first Oscar-nominated film to feature key cycling scenes. To celebrate Oscar season, we chose six of our most favourite on-screen cycling moments.
The Ultimate Winter Hiking Edit

The Ultimate Winter Hiking Edit

There are some really exciting hiking opportunities that are better in the winter, either because the terrain and conditions are more challenging or the views more expansive. And, let’s face it, there is nothing quite as picturesque as a snowy landscape when the winter light can make your photos look spectacular.
Spice up your running style with a National Trust Night Run

Spice up your running style with a National Trust Night Run

Taking place at National Trust locations all over the country, these night-time trail runs cater for all ages and abilities and are split between two difficulty levels. Events which are not about the time in which you finish, but the enjoyment of mass-participation in the great British outdoors.
6 Ways to do Pancake Day the Healthy Way

6 Ways to do Pancake Day the Healthy Way

Depending how you make your pancake or crêpe, they can be a very healthy meal or snack option, particularly if you opt for wholemeal or alternative grain flours, minimal sugar and then top with a variety of colours. But what if you’re avoiding gluten, dairy or eggs – how can you join the pancake fest?
James Ball: from 2012 Heartbreak to Double Cycling Gold

James Ball: from 2012 Heartbreak to Double Cycling Gold

The journey to winning two gold medals at the World Championships in Los Angeles last year hasn’t been an easy one for James Ball – who has just won Welsh Disabled Athlete of the Year 2017 for his incredible achievements. Invision talks to him to discuss his journey to this point.
Ant & Rupert review the Elite Cycling Jacket

Ant & Rupert review the Elite Cycling Jacket

If your new year’s resolution for 2018 was to upgrade your cycling gear, then look no further than the REFLECT360 elite cycling jacket. We asked Proviz founders Anthony and Rupert to give us the low down on this incredible piece of kit.
How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions Past January

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions Past January

One common question that crops up towards the end of January amongst friends and family alike is “How’s the New Year’s resolution going?” Around one third of us make them every year, however, sadly a whopping 80% of us will have failed by the second week of February. So, how can we make sure that this year the changes stick long after January?
How’s Dry January Going?

How’s Dry January Going?

Two weeks’ into any new regime can feel like a lifetime, especially if you’re one of the millions of us who enjoyed ourselves a little too much over the festive season. If you’ve made it this far….well done! To help you through the next couple of weeks we thought we’d share a few reminders of why you decided to stay off the booze in the first place.
Your Next Fix: Extreme Endurance Challenges for 2018

Your Next Fix: Extreme Endurance Challenges for 2018

2018 is the year for thinking big and we’ve got just the thing for you: our pick of the seven most extreme endurance challenges – all set in different corners of the globe and certainly not for the faint-hearted.
Best sellers of 2017: The Edit

Best sellers of 2017: The Edit

With Christmas less than a week away, this is the time when many of us start to panic shop. Maybe you forgot someone or you’re still pondering what to buy that hard-to-please friends. Don’t worry – we can help! Check out our 2017 best sellers for a little last minute inspiration.
How to Winterproof Your Bike

How to Winterproof Your Bike

“Winter months are without a doubt the toughest for a bicycle within a calendar year" - as well as taking care of ourselves this winter, your bike could do with a little TLC – or ‘winterproofing’ – as well. We spoke to Adam Phipps, owner of ‘Birdie Bikes’ about it.
5 Things we Love About the REFLECT360 CRS Plus Jacket

5 Things we Love About the REFLECT360 CRS Plus Jacket

Our brand new REFLECT360 CRS Plus jacket has landed online. So we asked Proviz co-founder Rupert Langly-Smith to share the five things he loves about it (he has a green one himself...)
How to Stay Healthy(ish) Over Christmas

How to Stay Healthy(ish) Over Christmas

One thing we don’t tend to associate with Christmas is being healthy! So, we asked nutritional therapist Issy Lowndes for her tips to help keep you healthy, or at the very least to avoid starting January on the back foot.
Road Safety Week: Let’s Get Visible

Road Safety Week: Let’s Get Visible

This week – 20-26 November – marks Brake’s annual road safety week, so Invision spoke to two cycling experts to get their tips and hints on making yourself as visible as possible out on the roads.

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