Knowing when to stop cycling when your body says ‘no’

In an age where we are constantly striving to go the extra mile and achieve everything before 9am - it's key to point out that it's OK to have an off-day once in a while. In fact, it's probably quite healthy. In this post, Rebecca shares her story about admitting...

5 things Rebecca Learnt at Ironman 70.3 Mallorca

Rebecca Porter recently completed her first Ironman 70.3 Mallorca triathlon. Here are 5 key lessons in middle distance triathlon that she will put into practice next time! 1. I needed more fluid than I thought Nutrition and hydration really worried me before the race....

The cycling trips that are really hard work and require chips

Not all cycling trips are created equal as I have found out many, many times. I thought I would share a recent experience with you that made me feel as though I had never done a day of sport in my life. A few weeks ago I attempted a 100km Ultra Marathon called Race to...

Espresso and Chocolate Energy Balls – for the endurance athlete

A guest post and exclusive recipe for Queen of the Mile by Lucy Pemberton Platt. On my quest for sweets-without-sugar, I fell in love with chocolate energy balls and now I can’t imagine my life without them.  These dinky little snacks are easy to make, they taste...

Meet the founders of Muddy Cwtch, an MTB micro-adventure

The other day an interesting story arrived in my inbox. It was from Charlotte Griffin, one half of mountain bike micro-adventure company, Muddy Cwtch which she founded with her partner, Craig Jones. Charlotte was emailing me to tell me that the new website was up and...