Cycling for weight loss

January is here. A new year and a new set of resolutions to (try to) stick to. Weight management and health are among the most popular resolutions for men and women alike, and while I personally believe that cycling should be primarily about joy, cycling can certainly help you lose weight and gain fitness. Here […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Santambrogio tests positive again while serving doping ban; MPCC states that six member teams face auto-suspensions if repeat doping cases occur; Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015; Jack Bobridge on his hour record attempt; RCS Sport reveals tough Tirreno-Adriatico for 2015; Look […]


The Pursuit Of Leanness

A few months back I wrote about weight loss for cyclists, for those trying to shed some unwanted kilos. But there’s also a group of cyclists who always struggle to gain weight, or those cyclists (and coaches) who become obsessed with weight loss at all costs. This raises the question of how much weight can […]


Weight Loss for Cyclists

It’s that time of year when everyone starts looking forward to warmer days and sunshine, and of course more time on the bike. It’s also the time when many cyclists think about losing those winter kilos that went on watching Le Tour, whilst your bike got lonely in the corner. Weight loss for athletes (an […]


The Biggest Loser Final Weigh-Out

The Biggest Loser has now come to an end.  Everyone did amazingly well over the past 8 weeks and I thank each and every one of these masochistic cyclists for participating. Some interesting points from the past 8 weeks: Over 200,000 views of The Biggest Loser updates, photos and confessions.  Over a million hits in […]


The Biggest Loser – Week 8

I’m so glad this competition is almost over.  I’ve suffered and starved myself for 8 weeks now and haven’t lost a pound.  Our final weigh-out is taking place next week and this is a long weekend coming up.  I think there’s going to be a lot of people putting in 1000kms over the next 4 […]

The Biggest Loser – Week 6

Week 5 has now passed and all the hard work is starting to bear fruit for these dedicated competitors.   I think what we’re starting to see here is that losing weight if you’re a cyclist is extremely hard .  The lifestyle is already a healthy one and the required change to drop a couple kilos […]