Outdoor Antics

We here at Outdoor Antics offer cycle coaching, indoor climbing for all abilities as well as nutrition, sports & remedial massage by fully qualified staff.

We offer a range of activities from;

. Indoor Climbing and Abseiling with a CWA instructor

. Cycle coaching (British Cycling Go-Ride) from the basic skills to group riding
techniques

Along with Sports Massage for all your aches and pains. All enquiries welcome via Email or Outdoor Antics facebook messages page

Operating as usual

11/04/2021

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22/08/2020

These unexpectedly lovely words from a lady I helped, you have made my day, thank you and I am glad I could help.

"Good morning Nicole. A testament to all the work you have done on my back feet legs and body. I got through lockdown and seeing clients sitting on a bed working on line. I have just been queueing to get into Ikea for half an hour then walked round Ikea for 2 hours and my back did not ache once. That would have been totally unheard of before you did the work.
Also Marie's back was hurting her a lot. I am very grateful for the time and effort you put into sorting out my flat feet and my posture. It has been so worth it.
Please do use my words in a testimonial and do quote that I am 62 years old".

12/07/2020

Nicole Williams Fit for Life

Well that was fun, not, it was a lesson in pain and suffering..! On the up side it was good to get out for the first hilly 20 mile ride in two years on my road bike which took 1 hr 36 minutes. This means that I have done 30+ miles in two days, which is more than I thought I would have done at the start of the week when I was injured at work.

My pre-ride breakfast was a Herbalife nutrition F1 shake and a cup of lemon herbal beverage. For the ride I used H24 CR7 Drive for my hydration and energy needs, plus I had one chocolate peanut protein bar to nibble on every 20 minutes. My post ride recovery was 10 minutes of stretching and then I had H24 Rebuild Strength and for lunch I had a F1 shake with PDM.

Also as part of my recovery and after a shower I am using knee length compression socks to help with reducing swelling and reduce pain.

#herbalifenutrition #herbalife24 #healthyactivelifestyle #fightingbackfitness

27/09/2019

I will be running some more cycle coaching sessions in Basingstoke very soon and I will be posting dates on here and on the Breeze website. πŸš΄β€β™€οΈ

27/09/2019

Well that was so much fun, my first attempt at go karting. πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

17/06/2018

Today we are going to ride BIKES πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ž

Have a great Sunday everyone. πŸ˜ƒ

#healthyactivelifestyle

08/06/2018

Nicole Williams Fit for Life

New online 21 day challenge starting Monday 11th June. For more information about the challenge just message me. Kick start your summer body. πŸ˜€

03/06/2018

Nicole's First Try Sunday

So today we went looking around some of the older trails in Swinley forest and played on this for a bit....... and this is Nicole having lots of fun. This video was shot in slow motion.

03/06/2018

Just a bit of fun

Nicole just love the burms and drops on the back half of the blue route at Swinley forest bike park.

03/06/2018

Natashas First Try Sunday Video

So today we went looking around some of the older trails in Swinley forest and played on this for a bit....... and this is Natasha having lots of fun. This video was shot in slow motion.

20/05/2018

Nicole Williams Fit for Life

What a great day for a 33 mile ride along the K&A to Hungerford and back with Natasha Worsfold.

#activehealthylifestyle #herblifenutrition #bethebestyoucanbe #h24 #my90daychallenge 😎🚲🚲πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’šπŸ’š

19/05/2018

Nicole Williams Fit for Life

What a great 30 mile ride with Natasha Worsfold today.
#herblifenutrition #activehealthylifestyle #h24 #cycling #my90daychallenge

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06/02/2018

Well in January I (Nicole) did 16 turbo session of which 14 were up and under intervals for 30 minutes (they hurt lots) and two 1 hour zone 2 sessions. So far in February I have done 4 up and under sessions and 1 zone 2 session and the rest of the month I am to increase the time and effort level. As I train for some new challenges in 2018.

08/01/2018

How To Be A Vegan Athlete

This is worth a watch if you are a vegan or vegetarian and like cycling.

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08/01/2018

Breeze Network Basingstoke

Happy New Year everyone, the first of this years Women only training rides for Women Vs Cancer Ride the Night are now live.

If you would like to join us go to Breeze Network Basingstoke page. https://www.facebook.com/breezingstoke/

It's all about getting more women on bikes more often in Basingstoke, in a way that suits them. And it's free, and part of British Cycling's Breeze Network

26/10/2017

Just a quick video to show the riders chaging position while in a group.

13/10/2017

New massage treatment room opening soon watch this space for more information. πŸ˜€πŸ’†

16/07/2017

I have been running a Couch to 50k (30 miles) over the last 10 weeks for our local Breeze network. Here are some of the pictures taken over the last 10 weeks in no particular order.

The average speed at the start of the sessions was only 6mph over a 10 mile course which was fairly flat and by the time we had reached the last ride the ladies were doing an average speed of 12.6 mph over a hilly route around Basingstoke. Well done to the ladies that finished the training.

02/06/2017

Outdoor Antics's cover photo

09/05/2017

Breeze Network Basingstoke

Here is the link for the ride Saturday.

Any Ladies free in Newbury on Saturday the 13th of May, This is a nice easy back to basics ride.

09/05/2017

Hi ladies, short notice but if you are free on Saturday morning. I will be running a 5 mile ride from Banjo bikes on Hambridge lane Newbury at 09:30. This ride is aimed at ladies that would like to cycle but don't want to go out with all the faster ladies or have no one to ride with. This is also a great chance to meet up with other local ladies and development your riding and build new friendships.

So all you need to do is register on British Cycling Let's Ride website and look for Everyone has to start somewhere. Or you can just turn up there are only 8 space available. See you there.

18/03/2017

We will be posting a Breeze (Ladies only) ride from Newbury Specialized store on Hambridge Lane starting at 09:00. When the link is posted I will let you all know. 🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡

18/03/2017

The route planning for our little adventure in July has now been finished today. Now all we have to do is train, train, train and train even more.

11/03/2017

Tarts With Hearts

A little project we are involved with this year :)

Welcome to Tarts with Hearts, we are four likeminded women who have a love and deep passion for cycling, adventure and helping others. We have all raised money for many charities on our own, but now we aim to raise money for four charities by undertaking some rather more challenging adventures as a group.
Our first adventure as Tarts with Hearts starts on the 9thJuly 2017 with a little 1000 mile ride in eight days from John O’Groats to Lands’ End In aid of the following four charities,
β€’ Women Vs Cancer, an umbrella charity for four cancer charities.
β€’ Combat Stress, a charity dealing with the effects of combat on our service men and women.
β€’ Naomi House and Jacksplace Hospices, support children and young people from across central southern England
And finally,
β€’ Horatio’s Garden, this charity helps maintain a garden in Salisbury Hospital spinal unit where patients and their families can go to get some welcome break form the wards and where our support driver spent time in 2016 following a cycling accident.

We will still be helping other charities by being Ride Angles for Women Vs Cancer, Ride the Night 100km ride through London overnight, as well as being Ride Captains the Saints Big Bike Challenge 2017 a 180 mile ride from Stoke City to St Marys in Southampton, in two days, so helping others while training for our main challenge.
Along with all this there will I’m sure be a few more challenges along the way..!
Our fundraising target for this challenge is a minimum of Β£4000. So may we be as bold as to ask you all to dig deep and help us smash this target.

23/10/2016

We have had a brilliant couple of weeks coaching with the ladies from Rushmoor and Rushmoor Breeze Network. All the ladies gained some new bike handling skills and improved their confidence as well. Thank you to all the ladies you made it so much fun and this is the reason myself (Nicole Williams) and Natasha Worsfold love Breeze so much.

16/10/2016

Today was the first of two coaching sessions in Aldershot. The drive to the venue was horrible in torrential rain, but when we turned the engine off the the rain stopped. We then went to look at the area where we had planned to do the sessions, only to find it under 4" of water! So we looked around the venue and found an alternative area for the coaching before the ladies arrived. The session went well and all the ladies had lots of fun and improved their skills as well as their confidence under sunny sky's. Then just as the last lady got into her car the heaven's opened. All in all it was a great morning.

29/09/2016

I (Nicole) have started a little challenge for a couple of weeks.... I am riding to work (11.48 miles) at 06:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from this week (3 day's in now). I am doing this as the start of my base fitness for some big cycling challenges next year when I will be 55.

26/09/2016

It has been a busy few weeks with CPD courses so much fun :-D

24/09/2016

Want to improve your balance, Pedal stroke and confidence? Then why not ask about our rollers for beginners sessions starting in October. Please PM for more information.

11/09/2016

Outdoor Antics is pleased to announce Nicole Williams Sports & Remedial massage therapist is now part of the team, please enquire via private message for prices.

01/08/2016

Outdoor Antics's cover photo

25/07/2016

Just a few pictures from a training trip to North Wales around Snowdonia

25/07/2016

Over the past month I have been try to get fit for the Prudential Ride London and Surrey 100. To this end I have been loosing weight, doing a lactate threshold testing session so I train smart not hard. Here are a few pictures from my lactate threshold testing session (don't be fooled they're from the cool down).

24/07/2016

well the training has been going well for the Prudential Ride London 100 next weekend and good luck to everyone taking part.B-)

Videos (show all)

Today we are going to ride BIKES πŸ˜€πŸ˜ŽHave a great Sunday everyone. πŸ˜ƒ#healthyactivelifestyle
Nicole's First Try Sunday
Just a bit of fun
Natashas First Try Sunday Video
Just a quick video to show the riders chaging position while in a group.
A video from the Breeze women's only training session we ran over the weekend,  if your interested pm us :-)
The start of training for Spain :-)

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