cycling

It's now time to ramp up our efforts at cycling specialization, but it is a mistake to turn our backs on weight training.
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.
Every March as the weather begins to change, I seek out some inspiration and see what is new. Here are a few highlights from my adventure at this year’s Triathlon Show:
Did you know that one of the original Tabata studies was performed on a bicycle? If you are emerging from your winter training, this might be a simple and effective protocol for you.
If you're a cyclist looking to improve your pedal stroke, check out Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings. I tried them recently and they helped me improve overall efficiency.
Since the earliest records there have always been people who pushed the boundaries and sought an edge. Cycling may have the worst reputation of all sports. But is it really the worst?
In a recent study, cyclists who exercised outdoors not only enjoyed themselves more, but also performed better than indoor cyclists.
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.
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.
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.
Join us on this easy-to-follow plan as we get you started toward successfully completing your very first sprint-length triathlon.
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.