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.
Group riding is the main activity of a cycling club or a friend group. In every group ride, you should follow some rules and apply some tips for group’s safety, and better performance.
Cornering is very important, especially in criteriums, long downhills and when a road race enters a city. By learning the true techniques, you can corner faster and much safer way, and conserve your energy.
Top 10 tips to climb better and faster: Climbing is not fun, for most of the cyclists. It is slow, painful and sometimes you feel beaten up, especially you’re out of form and overweight. To make things worse, climbing ability is the key to win most of the races. But you can climb better following […]
You can easily prepare your own isotonic drink at home. All you need is some green tea (or herbal tea, or fruit juice), some sugar, salt, and if your exercise will continue more than two hours, maltodextrin. Here are two different homemade isotonic sports drink recipes.