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.
Instead of battling the festive masses, let Proviz take the stress out of the planning with our annual Christmas gift guide for the runners, cyclists, active and outdoor-loving friends and family in your life.
It’s the 200th birthday of one of the greatest friends society has ever had the privilege of making – the bicycle. So, we wanted to pay homage to one of our favourite things in the whole world and bring you 10 interesting facts you didn’t already know about the modest bicycle.
Jay Mauro was only 23 years old when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Two decades and two kids later, Jay has ridden the Pan Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) – a demanding 192-mile-bike-a-thon held across two days – an eye-watering 10 times.
With hundreds of great spooky fun runs around the UK, Halloween is a great excuse for getting some fun exercise into your Autumn schedule. And the bonus is? Most are in aid of charity. Here are a few we’d like to, ahem, sink our teeth into…
You don’t actually need a lot of kit to get started with cycling, except, of course, a bike. But the right gear can help you perform better, make you more comfortable and keep you safe. Why not give the gym kit a miss and check out some clothing and equipment that can enhance your cycling experience?
Proviz talks to two London-based cycling commuters – Steve, a keen cyclist who's biked to work for the past three years, and Anthony, a recent convert – to find out what tips and tricks can help you through the darker days.
It’s one of the most diverse, exciting cities in the world and for more and more people there’s no finer way to explore it than by bike. But, if you’ve not tried it before, knowing where to start can be a bit daunting. Check out our New York cycling guide.
British interest in triathlon as a discipline has rocketed in recent years, thanks, in no small part, to the success of the Brownlee brothers. Now, a brand new type of event looks set to capitalise on that popularity and do for triathlon what Twenty20 did for cricket.
For an increasing number of Brits, the daily commute has been vastly improved by the addition of a bike. Cycle to Work Day aims to demonstrate that plenty more of us could swap our train or car for a bike, at least for a couple of days a week.
If pavement pounding isn’t your thing, running with your canine companion can make the whole experience seem less like a chore and more like an enjoyable activity. So, where do you start? We talked to a couple of runners and their dogs for some advice.
Caffeine. It wakes you up and can enhance athletic performance, but it can also stop you sleeping; it’s addictive but legal. So is it good for us, or bad? What does it really do to our bodies and can it be useful in an exercise regime?