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.
For the past three months we’ve progressively prepared for the more intense work this month. It’s now time get serious about developing strength.
When you look at a sport like cycling, complete with high-speed crashes and prolific drug use, it’s hard to believe top cyclists actually outlive their countrymen by an average of five years.
How often have you heard the advice to pedal in circles? I decided to put this to a personal trial and have been using all sorts of measurements to examine and improve my pedal stroke.
This month’s article deals with subtle changes to the off-season strength training program, mostly in the area of intensity. The bottom line remains the same: build a strong foundation.
New Year is a good time to reflect upon things past and make plans for the future. As Mark Twain said, “Plan for the future because that's where you are going to spend the rest of your life.”
In my previous two articles, I covered some simple ways to improve performance. But now what happens when we tune up the body a bit with some premium fuel?
This month’s article deals with creating a foundation of strength, preparing the body for more intense strength and power training later.
Based on a number of studies, I set about searching for cycle equipment and clothing that would be easy to purchase without breaking the bank - and would improve performance.
Time for a little high school physics so if you can decide if that fancy cycling gear that saves you a few grams of weight is actually worth your money or not.
Cyclists sometimes challenge me when it comes to whether or not they should be doing gym exercise. Here is research that shows the amazing benefit strength training has for cyclists.
Part of prepping for next year's cycling season includes an effective transitional phase to start off-season training. The proper design of this phase of training pays big dividends later.
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