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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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Cycling Training Program Should Include Proper Nutrition

Cycling Training Program Should Include Proper Nutrition

A cycling training program for longer rides can become drainage on body food stores and fluids. Those who have progressed to this level of fitness should include thought over incorporating a nutrition plan in order to maintain a long-term level of physical exercise. Without a source of food the body will crave nutrition for sustained […] Read more
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How Cycling Helps to Stay Healthy

How Cycling Helps to Stay Healthy

Exercise is the key to keeping the body fit and healthy. Exercise helps the individual to stay active and keeps away the anxiety. Cycling is a very common form of exercise that helps the individuals to stay healthy. It is an alternative to some of very heavy workouts that are meant for losing weight and […] Read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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