Knowing what to give up for lent as a cyclist can be tricky, as many of the usual vices (sugar, chocolate, carbs) are important parts of your diet.
Of course other habits like smoking, drinking too much or downing several fizzy drinks a day are all things that cyclists could benefit from not doing. But for those of you that don’t smoke or drink anyway, it probably isn’t so obvious what lifestyle changes you would benefit from making this lent.
Traditionally lent is all about giving something up, going without. But there doesn’t seem to be any reason why you couldn’t use the period to take up a healthy habit instead. So long as it’s still a challenge for you and requires will power, then it counts as a Lent activity in our book.
Whether you’re eager to give something up or are enthused about taking up a new challenge, we’ve got some tips and advice to guide you through the 40 days and 40 nights ahead.