I know a lot of you are so pressed for time to ride, and juggling family life makes your time on the bike even more important that you want to see results in your fitness. But for those of us who have more riding and training time available, I want to recommend LSD (Long Slow Distance) riding from time to time.Read More
There have been studies that have shown that cycling alone without some sort of cross-training can cause low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue over time. This is because cycling is considered a low impact sport. One study compared the bone densities of cyclists, runners and weight lifters, and found the cyclists had the lowest. I personally know of a couple riders from our area who in the past have been evaluated with brittle bone disease. Of course this can come as a surprise to a rider that logs at least 5,000 mi. per year.Read More
Weather you belong to a health club or not here is some important information that many ignore for winter workouts.
We as cyclists think that we are in great shape physically because we ride 3,000-6,000 miles in the summer right?
Global Cycling Network has many videos regarding our sport. This one about base training was recently posted is one in my mind that is so very important. This is why when we first hit the road in the spring we keep the speed a little slower and the mileage less until your form starts to improve.Read More