cycling

Underwater fitness isn't just for people at the YMCA, it has real application for aging athletes looking to maintain a level of fitness in the face of injury, arthritis, and other physical issues.
For endurance athletes it is a fine balance between volume and intensity in their training. New research looks at helping cyclists increase their VO2 max with high intensity running intervals.
Ironman training starts next week, so I spent this week trying out my wetsuit and preparing my new bike. Also, an unexpected cure for my calf problems: lots of back bends. Who would have thought?
While most of us would never attempt any of these sports, they certainly are entrancing to watch. Snowboarding, BMX, auto-racing, surfing, and more. You've got to see this one.
A new study looks at the effect of long-term oral contraceptive use on endurance performance in active women. Is the pill interfering with your oxygen uptake ability? Well, yes, science says it is.
Wish there was a cheap and easy way to repair your unused bike? Find your local "bicycle kitchen" to get used parts, help from volunteers, and hook into the cycling community in your city.
This week I remembered why you shouldn't go running with your girlfriend...especially when your girlfriend runs 20 kilometers at lunch, for fun.
Ultrarunner Micah True, known to many as Caballo Blanco, died in March on a training run. Was his death indicative of the dangers of ultrarunning? Science takes a look.
As Andrew's Ironman training continues he fights two of the biggest obstacles for endurance athletes - boredom and injury. Find out how he is adjusting his training to deal with both.
I will think of every excuse in the book to avoid a workout. It’s a battle I believe we all face. Here’s a few tricks I pull on myself to try to avoid the lack of motivation pitfall.
It seems impossible that The City of Angels, where we act like cars are the angels, would ever allow ten miles of streets to be completely free of cars for five hours on a Sunday afternoon.
Our newest Athlete Journal - Julie Warren, ultra-endurance athlete. Ever think to yourself, "Why do they DO that?" Julie gives us her answer in her first entry and it's not quite what you think.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - CrossFit, endurance cycling, weightlifting, and chocolate!
If you’ve ever started off on a jog, hike, or workout with a handful of anything, the SPIband is for you. With the SPIband, there’s no more need for a cumbersome bag for small item storage.
After not cycling in 4 years, I decided to sign up for a 1,000km ride with only 3 months to train. I made some mistakes and learned a lot. There were good days and bad. But overall, it was amazing.
It might be funny looking, but for some the MoonSaddle is a life-saver that turns cycling from painful or harmful back into an enjoyable experience again. Especially good for men!
The starting point for peak performance is building strength. A lot of smart guys have said this. So how should an endurance athlete go about this?