cycling

It's not just Portlandia anymore. A giant study involving 22,000 people looked at the impact of walking and bike commuting on health and exercise habits.
In a world where it is acceptable to take a pill to help your sex life, a pill to help you sleep, and even a shot to help your hormone levels, why is it unacceptable for athletes to do the same?
Training for a triathlon? Getting into swimming and/or cycling? There's some very important etiquette you need to understand and some of it could be the difference between injury and safety.
Cycling might be good for your cardio, but is it bad for your bone health? New research shows cyclists have below average bone density. But there are things you can do to combat this and stay healthy.
People my age have no business doing certain exercises. I think there should be a rating system for exercises, with some rated R for "restricted movement" and mature athletes just shouldn't do them.
For cyclists, one key area to focus on when weight training to improve your performance is your hamstrings. Here are three exercises you need to be doing, and how to plan your workouts.
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.
This week a worried mom writes in about how to get her 12 year old son to eat more. He's a BMX racer and is scared to put on weight. Coach Andrew thinks maybe he's just in the wrong sport!
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.
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.