Cycling is an activity that requires lots of good fuel to keep our bodies functioning over long rides. Although the term ‘bonk’ may induce sniggers among many, for cyclists and other endurance athletes bonking can be quite a serious situation and is the term used to describe the point where you have exhausted your body’s glycogen stores and becoming hypoglycaemic.
Ever since the 1870s the humble bicycle has played a role in the emancipation of women and had an impact on their lives. For example, in its early days, the bicycle was used to make a statement about women’s rights and roles in the world as they were freed from whalebone corsets and long skirts.
Old Course chef Martin Hollis looks at the origins of Bircher muesli and explains how to make it
Rachel, husband Chris and brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm and the Grandtully Hotel in Perthshire
I remember my daughter’s first bike race. She was four years old, and we had travelled up to Carrbridge where the local club had organised a youth Dirt Crit mountain bike race.
Dundee parents, council workers and police officers walked to primary schools in the city as part of a campaign to encourage sustainable travel during the new school year.
Catherine Devaney shares ideas from a kitchen in the Fife countryside
After all the festive feastings we’ve all promised to eat more healthily in the new year, says Garry Watson, chef proprietor of Gordon's Restaurant in Inverkeilor.
The often-bizarre faces we pull in response to disgusting food will be the focus of new analysis at Abertay University.
For someone like Ben Lebus, for whom food is a bit of an obsession, it was hard to see his flatmates struggling to make anything remotely nutritious and delicious.