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Road Bikes – Cycling Fitness Myths

Road Bikes – Cycling Fitness Myths

According to an article in Bike Radar magazine, there are many myths that are applicable to road bikes and are concerned with improving fitness. These myths have been challenged by scientists and from experimental evidence. These myths are often things of which we are all aware or have at least heard of before. For example, […] Read more
Top 10 Health Benefits of Cycling

Top 10 Health Benefits of Cycling

With the many modes of transportation today and the myriad of exercise activities available, some wonder why an adult would spend hours just riding a bicycle. Is bike riding too “childish” an activity? Pedaling takes work, and it can feel painful and slow, so why bother? Believe it or not, riding a bike will enhance […] Read more
Category: Cycling Health
The Health Benefits of Cycling

The Health Benefits of Cycling

What I love about cycling is the fact that it’s very enjoyable, it gets me outside seeing places that I might not otherwise see, and is very beneficial to my health. So, as well as being a lot of fun, cycling is also a great way to get fit and can result in many health […] Read more
Cycling and Fitness

Cycling and Fitness

Many different organizations involved in healthcare have endorsed cycling as a form of exercise. For example, the National Forum for Coronary Heart Disease Foundation have stated that regular cyclists enjoy a fitness level equal to that of a person 10 years younger, and the British Heart Foundation said “cycling at least 20 miles a week Read more
Category: Cycling Fitness
Endurance Cycling – Pre-Race Nutrition to Maximize Performance

Endurance Cycling – Pre-Race Nutrition to Maximize Performance

When it comes to cycling endurance, you race what you eat. Timing your nutrition and making smart choices in what you eat in the meal you eat before a long ride or race can have a big impact on how well you perform. When it comes to endurance events over 4 hours long, it is […] Read more
Category: Cycling Health
Cycling Nutrition – Eating Right For Cycling Training

Cycling Nutrition – Eating Right For Cycling Training

Cycling Training Nutrition Ok, I’m not going to bore you with in-depth details about what ratio of carbs to fats and protein you should eat, you can read an article on that next if you find yourself wanting more details and facts about the number crunching side of good nutrition. Now, some of you might […] Read more
Category: Cycling Fitness
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
Cycling – The Many Health Benefits of Cycling

Cycling – The Many Health Benefits of Cycling

If you ask experts in fitness and healthy lifestyles, they will tell you that riding and cycling are perhaps one of the best exercises available. Even the cheapest bicycle can help people keep fit, healthy and in shape, disproving the myth that you need the most expensive lightweight bike to get any benefit from using […] Read more
Category: Cycling Health
Cycling Nutrition

Cycling Nutrition

You may ask yourself how much food you have to eat every day to keep your body fueled with energy. Most of us think that less is more. If you think that eating one meal per day would make you look thinner than you are absolutely wrong. I’ve got some friends that reported me how […] Read more
Category: Cycling Fitness
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
Category: Cycling Fitness