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Cycling – An Easy Way To Get Healthy, Fit and Lose Wieght

Cycling – An Easy Way To Get Healthy, Fit and Lose Wieght

If your not a cyclist already it may appear that the past time is an expensive and time consuming occupation — especially if you live near a popular riding road and see the rainbow colored lycra-clad groups on hi-tech bikes flying past. In fact it represents a low cost, extremely accessible and time efficient way […] Read more
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Endurance Cycling – 3 Workouts to Build Cycling Endurance

Endurance Cycling – 3 Workouts to Build Cycling Endurance

Some people are fast. Others are good at distance but they don’t do it quickly. To be fast on long rides you need to develop both endurance and power. If you are missing either you will slow or not make it to the finish. Here are 3 workouts that will help you be fast and […] Read more
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Endurance Cycling – Recovery Techniques For Training and Racing

Endurance Cycling – Recovery Techniques For Training and Racing

Part of the puzzle that is endurance cycling is how to improve recovery. Whether during a multi-day event or during your training week, how well you recover will dictate how well you do. Learn to maximize your recovery as see a big improvement in your performance. The following tips will help you speed up recovery. […] Read more
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Indoor Cycling – How To Build An Aerobic Base

Indoor Cycling – How To Build An Aerobic Base

As a guy in his mid-40’s, I’ve come to appreciate the benefits of lower impact aerobic exercise. Twenty years ago, my joints bounced right back after 4 mile runs or a vigorous step aerobics class. Those days are long gone now, and the results from consistent indoor cycling and spinning classes have been encouraging. One […] Read more
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Endurance Cycling – Training to Go Longer & Faster

Endurance Cycling – Training to Go Longer & Faster

The usual approach to train for endurance riding is lots of long rides. On paper this makes sense but in practice it isn’t the most effective way to train. A targeted approaching building all facets of cycling fitness will improve your endurance cycling fitness faster than a diet of long steady rides. Learn how to […] Read more
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Bicycle Century Training – How to Train to Ride 100 Miles

Bicycle Century Training – How to Train to Ride 100 Miles

Bicycle century training can be a very daunting prospect. For someone relatively new to the sport, riding a bike for 100 miles can be a very daunting prospect. Many people wonder where to begin their training and what type of training they should be doing. In this article I will explain what you need to […] Read more
7 Tips to Improve Cycling Fitness

7 Tips to Improve Cycling Fitness

1. Base Fitness. Base fitness refers to the underlying aerobic fitness of an athlete. Aerobic fitness is increased through training at a heart rate zone of between 60 – 80%; this level of training is often associated with long steady training rides. At this level of training the heart is exercised, increasing its capacity to […] Read more
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Cycle Century Training – How to Ride Long Distance

Cycle Century Training – How to Ride Long Distance

Long distance bike riding requires a certain type of training. Training for any endurance event places a huge amount of extra strain on your body. As you are pushing your body to its limits, it is so much easier to push yourself too hard. Doing so can have two different types of ill effect. First […] Read more
Cycling For Fitness – Speed Training Drills

Cycling For Fitness – Speed Training Drills

Training to ride your bike fast will not only increase your cycling pleasure and improve your overall skills; it will also increase your general fitness level. Cycling for fitness should include speed training in your training plans. Don’t start speed training until you have built a good fitness level. Look at your fitness like a […] Read more
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Bike Riding for Weight Loss – Tips for Beginning A Bicycling Plan

Bike Riding for Weight Loss – Tips for Beginning A Bicycling Plan

If you are one of those people who leisurely pedal around the block or over a flat stretch of scenic road, you’ve probably been riding for sheer pleasure. Riding bikes for pleasure is a good form of aerobic exercise. But unless you map out a plan to “push yourself,” you probably won’t lose much weight. […] Read more
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