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The Cycling Myth That Won’t Die: Pedaling Circles

Training

The Cycling Myth That Won’t Die: Pedaling Circles

Here’s a cycling myth that just won’t die; if you want to be a great cyclist you need to perfect…Read More →

Starting Stretching, a Full Body Stretching Routine for Beginners

Training, Videos

Starting Stretching, a Full Body Stretching Routine for Beginners

You do not need to be able to fold yourself into a human pretzel, but a certain amount of flexibility…Read More →

Athletes’ Brains are Quieter

Recommended Reading, Training

Athletes’ Brains are Quieter

The brains of athletes turn down extraneous noise to highlight more important sounds. Athletes’ brains truly are quieter, according to…Read More →

Nutrition

Potato Purée Can Replace Conventional Carbohydrate Gels Without Performance Loss

Welcome to 2019, where sugar is evil, ketons are in and people are trying to replace energy gels with potatoes….Read More →

Indoor Cycling as Effective as Medication in Treating Parkinson’s Disease, New Study

Training, Virtual Cycling

Indoor Cycling as Effective as Medication in Treating Parkinson’s Disease, New Study

Riding on an indoor bike three days per week appears to significantly decrease Parkinson’s symptoms for patients in the early…Read More →

Why Cyclists Should Make Sleep a Priority in Their Daily Training

Tips & Strategy, Training

Why Cyclists Should Make Sleep a Priority in Their Daily Training

In April, I lost my job. I gained a nice severance payment, a reduction in stress, and a lot of…Read More →

Why You’re Cycling More But Not Losing Weight

Cycling Analytics, Nutrition

Why You’re Cycling More But Not Losing Weight

Training hard and losing weight is a great combination for improving cycling speed, especially uphill, but doing both at once…Read More →

These Rice Cakes are Better Than Any Energy Gel

Nutrition, Videos

These Rice Cakes are Better Than Any Energy Gel

I’m a big fan of gels, especially now that I’ve moved to using Science in Sport’s offerings, but for longer…Read More →

Nuun has a New Drink for Athletes Who Want to Sleep Better

Nutrition

Nuun has a New Drink for Athletes Who Want to Sleep Better

Nuun is my go to for keeping my hydration and electrolytes in the black during rides. Now, they have a…Read More →

Eating Processed Foods Linked to Shorter Life Span

Nutrition

Eating Processed Foods Linked to Shorter Life Span

Instant noodles, breakfast cereal and chicken nuggets may be delicious, but they are also associated with an earlier death. Eating…Read More →

How Not to Ride a Breakaway

Tips & Strategy, Videos

How Not to Ride a Breakaway

This is a great video on race tactics. Nate Pearson of TrainerRoad clearly has a big motor, but power only…Read More →

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