It is better to avoid liquid calories. Because, weight control is as important as training for a cyclist. The reason is the power-to-weight ratio: maximizing your power-to-weight ratio is a vital part of your training. In cycling, and in any endurance sport generally, better performance is determined not only by how much power an individual […]
Why film your ride? Studies have found that professional cyclists have a superior pedaling technique to elite cyclists. This is perhaps no surprise, given the level of training and dedication required at a professional level. But in order to improve speed and reduce the risk of injury, leisure cyclists can learn from the pros. By […]
Mallorca also spelled Majorca, is known as a paradise for cyclists who year after year descend on the island in their thousands. They’re attracted by the country’s unique cycling challenges and breathtaking views. The roads are smooth, winding, and diverse featuring mountain climbs, country lanes, and undulating roads that are a pleasure to ride.
During the long, warm summer days, we spend much more time in the saddle. And, especially, if your skin is sensitive like mine, you have to do something to avoid saddle sores (or to treat it if you have any).
Isn’t it great, that feeling when you get up on a bike in the morning to get to work, or when you are looking forward to your regular outdoors workout? And what about now, when it can get a bit snowy outside?Popularity and general interest of cycling naturally decrease during the winter months but no […]
Have you been looking for a good enough reason to get on your bike? Well, there are many reasons you can start cycling. Cycling offers a wide range of benefits and usability in every day to day life. Below are 10 reasons that can motivate you to get on your bike today.
Usually it is hard to find good training and nutrition tips for avid cyclists, and women-specific information in this area is even rarer. But now, you can get tips and expert advice from the pros for free, and it is coming from the UCI Worlds 2015 Elite Women Team Time Trial silver medalists: Women’s cycling […]
Rate of Perceived Exertion or the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is a way of measuring physical activity intensity level. In medicine, this is used to document the patient’s exertion during a test, and sports coaches use the scale to assess the intensity of training and competition.
Winning races usually requires sprinting ability. If you’re racing a bike, as an amateur or professional, becoming a better sprinter can be the difference between the 1st place or the 20th. You can say “I am not a racer, why work on my sprint?” Because sprinting is fun. It is pure play to go fast. […]
If you’re planning to be in a good condition in early spring, you may consider to continue training during winter. It is a key to success. Here are the tips and tricks for riding in the rain safely.