Study: Short, Hard Intervals Beat Long Efforts at Improving Cycling Performance

What kind of interval leads to the greatest improvements in cycling performance? Researchers in Norway asked themselves exactly this question and set out to study it. Starting with 18 elite male national-level athletes from a mixture of road and mountain biking backgrounds, researchers had participants complete 30-second or five-minute intervals and then measured their performance improvements... Continue Reading →

Why You Should Be Tracking Your Habits

Trying to build good, new habits is tough, especially if you are also trying to break bad ones. You can, however, give yourself a big boost by tracking your habits to solidify them into everyday routine. A few years ago after failing to reach a fitness goal, I realized that I was approaching the situation from... Continue Reading →

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