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November 16, 2019

“Cyclists live with pain. If you can’t handle it, you will win nothing.” – Eddy Merckx

Cycling is synonymous with pain. Professional riders from the past have become legendary because of their efforts during the most brutal races. Paris-Roubaix, racing over the Gavia an...

November 2, 2019

Strength training has profound benefits for your training, but how can you best combine it with cycling to reap the full benefits?

August 1, 2019

If you listen closely, you can already hear the cowbells off in the distance. What's that? No, not a herd of cattle. It's 'cross season-- and it just around the corner! For those who live and breathe cyclocross, it's important to be putting in some hard work this summe...

July 11, 2019

We’ve all had that feeling of fatigue where it can feel hard to even walk up the stairs, let alone go for a training ride. That is usually the point at which training will do more harm than good. When we train, we are essentially “damaging” our bodies. We need to allow...

June 2, 2019

The term base training is one of those things that you hear a lot as a cyclist. In recent years, it seems as though many “time crunched” athletes have dismissed base training as an archaic, inefficient way of training that only professionals have time for. There are hu...

June 2, 2019

A lot has changed in the world of professional cycling in the last 30 years, from faster bikes and new technology, to smarter training and better nutrition.

If you watch an old Tour de France stage (and I mean old, like circa 1990), you’ll notice a big difference in the...

April 24, 2019

Behold the almighty push up! Push ups are a convenient way to work important, yet often neglected muscles that are used while cycling. “So, what makes push ups so special?” I hear you ask. Well, they are the all-in-one exercise that can be done anywhere without any equ...

March 29, 2019

I have a confession: I spend a lot of time geeking out on Strava, analyzing the power files of the best professionals in the world. How do these guys train? Aside from their talent, what sets them apart? After years of doing this, I have noticed that most of these ride...

February 27, 2019

It seems like there's a lot of hype surrounding altitude these days. The renaissance of Colombian cycling in the last 5 years at the professional level begs the question: what's the deal with altitude?? It seems like every year there is another Colombian cyclist that c...

January 22, 2019

We've all seen the ads: "Take Super-Mega Wattage Pills and you'll recover faster, have more power, and feel great!" It's easy to read them and wonder if this new supplement is going to be the missing link that gives us the edge over the competition. Unfortunately, the...

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