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Cycling Training Program For Beginners

Cycling Training Program For Beginners

Not only can cycling help reduce stress and build muscle but a good cycling training programs for beginners is great exercise too. Contrary to running, which is tough on the joints, by the way, cycling is a low impact sport on the body. What happens if you’re a couch potato and can’t even walk to […] Read more
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Energy Nutrition For Marathons and Other Endurance Sports

Energy Nutrition For Marathons and Other Endurance Sports

If you like to participate in events like marathons, triathlons and long distance cycling you know how important it is to manage the energy reserves stored in your body. This is not an easy thing to do, quite simply because on any given day we don’t really know how much energy we actually have. How […] Read more
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A Proper Cycling Workout Plan – Workouts For Increasing Power

A Proper Cycling Workout Plan – Workouts For Increasing Power

There are several key components to improving overall cycling quality for both fitness and competition. Pedal speeds of 80 to 100 are generally regarded as an acceptable cadence range for endurance training. This strengthens endurance muscle fibers mostly used in cycling. However, a cycling program should not exclude periodic routines geared Read more
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How Much Training Do I Need to Do to Cycle a Century – 100 Miles?

How Much Training Do I Need to Do to Cycle a Century – 100 Miles?

The above is not an easy question to answer. How much training you need to do depends on so many factors that the answer is different for every individual. Below I will discuss some of the points you will need to consider to answer this. Expected finish time Are you riding your century as a […] Read more
Endurance Cycling – How to Make Carbo Loading Work For You

Endurance Cycling – How to Make Carbo Loading Work For You

The body can only absorb so many calories per hour while on the bike. If you can increase the amount in the system before an event, you will increase the time you can go before running out of gas. Learn how to carbo load in a simple effective way to improve your long distance endurance. […] Read more
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Carb Cycling – Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret Diet?

Carb Cycling – Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret Diet?

What is the best low carb diet plan? Out of all the diets out there (Atkins, South Beach etc.) what might be the most effective one? After spending a lot of time learning about nutrition and fitness, I have come across a diet that, upon asking around, people in my gym swear by. And according […] Read more
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Bicycle Century Training – How to Supercharge Your Speed For a Century

Bicycle Century Training – How to Supercharge Your Speed For a Century

If you are planning on bicycling a century or are already training one of the things you will be focusing on is your average speed. This number will be the best tool you have to working out what your expected finish time will be. In this article I will reveal some great ways to boost […] Read more
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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Endurance Cycling – The Mental Edge

Endurance Cycling – The Mental Edge

Becoming a successful endurance cyclist mean taking care of the details. People obsess about equipment, training and nutrition by very few put much effort in to mental training. You need to be both physically and mentally strong to do well with endurance cycling. Many times it is the rider who is tougher mentally that wins, […] Read more
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Endurance Cycling – How to Feed on the Bike For Maximum Performance

Endurance Cycling – How to Feed on the Bike For Maximum Performance

So you’ve done the training and your nutrition leading up to the start line was dialed in. That can all go out the window if your on-bike nutrition plan isn’t solid. Your body has enough stored carbohydrate to a few hours but after that you will run out of gas if you aren’t feeding on […] Read more
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