Cycling

Adjust Your Alignment to Develop World-Class Cornering Skills

Going downhill quickly and safely requires good balance and cycle-handling skills that can be practiced and honed to improve.

Cyclists: How to Combine Races and Training for a Successful Summer

Let’s look at your goals, your schedule, and how you can arrange your training to have both fun and progress this season.

How Your Recovery Relates Directly to Your Performance

Want to get stronger, perform better, and increase your power? The answer lies in your recovery.

Mixing Resistance and Endurance Training Leads to Better Results

Since performance is related to how much power you can deliver, the development of force and speed is a good idea.

In-Season Strength Training for Cyclists: Keeping What You’ve Gained

The cessation of strength training can result in losing the hard-fought gains in strength and power obtained during the offseason.

How to Warm Up Properly for Your Cycling Event

A good warm up will enable your body to get to its working heart rate quicker. Starting from cold means your body has to work anaerobically for longer.

PAP Can Shave Time Off Cyclist Race Times

In a new study, doing leg presses before a 20km trial cut cyclist times significantly.

Small Saddle Adjustments for Cyclists Make a Big Difference

Just a half-inch difference in saddle height can significantly impact performance.

The Importance of Cooling Down After a Race or Workout

The benefit to you will be improved recovery. One of the worst things you can do is to stand still.

Preseason Strength Training for Cyclists: Gaining Power Off the Bike

It's now time to ramp up our efforts at cycling specialization, but it is a mistake to turn our backs on weight training.

How to Get the Most From Your VO2 Max Test

If you have the EMR type of test and obtain all the data, there is a wealth of info you can use to reach your goals.

How to Build a Better Pedal Stroke, Part 2

After two weeks I have undertaken ten training sessions, and during these I have attempted to ride more in a circle during both the effort and rest phases. Here is a detailed analysis of my results.

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