Ask the Experts: The Best Ways to Improve Cycling Indoors

As the years go by, and technology improves, we have begun to see a shift in training from outdoor to indoor specific riding. With trainer technology allowing you to connect Bluetooth to riders around the world, or syncing specific efforts to your smart trainer, it is hard to argue against the benefits that indoor...

Heather Jackson’s “Championship Rounds” Workout

Words by Heather Jackson I don’t know why I count this workout among my “favorites.”It’s possible my head is still foggy from lactic acid buildup, oxygen deprivation, and delayed onset muscle soreness. This session is HARD, but it will leave you satisfied, knowing you’ve pushed your physical and mental fitness to new heights....

Heather Jacksons “Ladder of Death” Workout

Words by: Joe Gambles Joe Gambles, professional triathlete, is also Heather Jackson’s coach, guiding her to numerous Ironman and 70.3 victories and Kona podiums. He lifts the curtain, below, on a workout, he prescribes Heather a few times a year to put the finishing touches on her specific race preparations. Firstly, I have to...

Building a Base: Step-by-Step

It is known that logging fall and winter miles can help build an athlete’s foundation come spring and summertime racing. The ability to string together consistent weeks of training can help to not only increase endurance, strength, and stamina but also aid in injury prevention. While spring and summer season sessions will focus on...

Late Season Gains: Top Training Tips for Maximizing Fitness

The “race season” hits at different times for many athletes, but regardless of the time of year, this is the time when training, racing, and fitness are at their peak. Typically during this time athletes are highly motivated and excited to tackle upcoming racing. However, as is the case with most things in life,...

What Causes Cramps and How Do You Stop Them?

Many of us have experienced the all too common cramp that causes us to cease exercise immediately and try to walk it off. If you have not experienced it for yourself, you can probably view this occurrence around mile 20 of any marathon. Athletes moving along fine and then all of the sudden being...

Ask the Experts: Beating the Heat

Extreme heat can be an athlete’s worst enemy when it comes to maintaining optimized performance. No matter your discipline or focus, heat makes both exertion and recovery more challenging. Understanding why the body struggles more in the heat can be a valuable tool for helping to cope with higher temperatures. Knowing how to properly...

Ask the Experts: Intelligent Sprinting

If you spend enough time around cyclists, inevitably a story about how someone “lost it in the sprint” will come up. The sprint is a win or lose scenario for many and something that most wish they were better at. Whether you’re a seasoned road racer or trying to push it at your local...

By the Numbers: Distance & Elevation

No matter your focus as a cyclist, odds are you’ll inevitably encounter some big climbing days in the saddle. Whether it’s a self-inflicted Sufferfest in the mountains or an event that touts massive amounts of elevation gain, you’re bound to have to go uphill. Since there’s no escaping it, what can you do to...

The Definitive Guide to Cross-Training for Cyclists

Surely all of the miles and hours you have accumulated on the saddle are enough to make you good at cycling?! The short answer is no. As a cyclist, you are trying to become a multifaceted athlete which includes building systems other than cardiovascular endurance. In order to bring the best out of yourself,...

数字で見る:パワー

パワーを使ったバイクトレーニングは、トレーニング時間と労力を最大限に活かすための確実な方法の一つです。While many still use heart rate-based training methods (which have been tried and true) heart rate is affected by many factors outside of effort alone. When using a power meter like the Wahoo...

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