Author Archives: Steph

A Pact with the Devil

Guest blog by Tim Bean and Anne Laing Would it surprise you to know that the average person is on 14 different medications by the time they die? What most people don’t know is that this process begins much earlier in … Continue reading

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Looking after Mum this Mother’s Day

Guest blog by Sarah Schenker If this is your first Mother’s Day you are no doubt looking forward to being spoilt, be it with a bunch of flowers, a cup of tea in bed or just an hour to yourself to … Continue reading

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A delicious vegetarian recipe from Anita Bean

‘You can’t build muscle without meat!’ is the typical reaction I get when I tell people that I’m a vegetarian athlete and competed as a bodybuilder for 10 years – before winning the British Bodybuilding Championships in 1991. Most look … Continue reading

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Saturday 3pm Twitter Competition

To celebrate the release of Saturday, 3pm: 50 Eternal Delights of Modern Football, we’re giving away five exclusive cover prints signed by author Daniel Gray. To be in with a chance of winning one, simply retweet one of @BloomsburySport‘s giveaway … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Christmas Gift Guide

Need a gift for the cyclist in your life? From stocking fillers to beautiful photographic guides, we’ve got Christmas covered. Take a look at just a few of our Christmas picks, then head to the sale where all our books are 45% off!* … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts for Sports Fans

Searching for that perfect sporty gift this year? Whether you’re buying for football fans, cyclists, cricketers or armchair athletes, we’ve got Christmas covered. Shop now to get a festive 45% off!* * Sale ends Sunday 11 December 2016 The Wenger Revolution: Twenty … Continue reading

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TWITTER COMPETITION: Win a copy of ‘Golden Kicks’ signed by Stan Smith

To celebrate the release of Golden Kicks: The Shoes that Changed Sport, we’re giving away three copies of  this fabulous book, signed by trainer icon Stan Smith! To be in with a chance of winning a copy, tell @BloomsburySport what … Continue reading

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The Shoes that Changed Sport

Guest post by Jason Coles, author of Golden Kicks (@goldenkicksbook) Since writing Golden Kicks one of the questions I get asked frequently is ‘what are the top five most significant shoes in sporting history?’ It’s actually a really tough question to … Continue reading

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Essential exercises to keep you on the bike

Adapted from Ride Strong: Essential Conditioning for Cyclists by Jo McRae One of the best things about riding a bike is that it reminds us what it feels like to be a kid. It gives us back the sense of pleasure and … Continue reading

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Racing to Equality

An extract from Kicking Off by Sarah Shephard “I asked renowned cycling journalist and author Richard Moore for his view on Team Sky’s reluctance to get involved in women’s cycling, as someone who has spent much time in the company of … Continue reading

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