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Lose Weight Cycling

Lose Weight Cycling

Lose weight cycling is a fun and enjoyable way to improve your health and to make you feel better. Pedaling down a rural road or through a city park rouses your spirit and awakens your senses. A regular routine to lose weight cycling can reduce the risk of serious conditions such as heart disease, high […] Read more
Cycling 100 Miles – A Training Guide

Cycling 100 Miles – A Training Guide

Cycling 100 miles (a century) is an achievable feat for most people assuming adequate preparation and training are performed. Obviously the main thing you need to do is to start building up the miles you clock on the bike as early as possible in your training regime. You should aim to be able to complete […] Read more
Cross Training Workouts to Improve Your Cycling Fitness

Cross Training Workouts to Improve Your Cycling Fitness

While you have to ride a bike to get better at riding a bike, you can speed up your gains with these metabolic conditioning workouts. They are time effective, require little or not equipment and will increase both cardiovascular and muscular endurance. Unlike traditional strength training that will usually have more rest than work, with […] Read more
Indoor Cycling – How To Build An Aerobic Base

Indoor Cycling – How To Build An Aerobic Base

As a guy in his mid-40’s, I’ve come to appreciate the benefits of lower impact aerobic exercise. Twenty years ago, my joints bounced right back after 4 mile runs or a vigorous step aerobics class. Those days are long gone now, and the results from consistent indoor cycling and spinning classes have been encouraging. One […] Read more
Century Ride Nutrition – How Nutrition Can Improve Your Century Ride

Century Ride Nutrition – How Nutrition Can Improve Your Century Ride

Too many first time century riders fail to complete their rides due to poor nutrition both during training and on race day. Carbohydrates and Cycling During various strenuous exercise our bodies usually obtain their energy from the body’s store energy known as muscle glycogen. This glycogen comes from the carbohydrates we eat which are Read more
Health Benefits of Bicycle Riding

Health Benefits of Bicycle Riding

I loved riding my bike as a kid. We would ride all around town and back and forth to school. After school we got together to ride bicycle and talk about what happened at school, our worries, our dreams. Bike riding kept us healthy, busy and happy. As an adult I realize bike riding offers […] Read more
Supplements For Cyclists

Supplements For Cyclists

Anyone who has tried to ride a bicycle up a steep hill will be familiar with the massive ‘burn’ it will create in your thighs. Competitive cycling is an extremely intensive sport for cardio vascular fitness, and its effect on muscle bulk, strength and power. Without the right nutrition and supplements no one can seriously […] Read more
Ten (10) On-Bike Nutrition Tips For the Conscientious Bicycle Rider

Ten (10) On-Bike Nutrition Tips For the Conscientious Bicycle Rider

Because cycling burns so many calories, every avid bicycle rider has earned some leniency concerning their diet. Although you don’t have to feel as guilty about every spoonful of food you eat, proper nutrition is still important and prepared for your bike ride from the onset. 1. Dehydration is one of the primary contributors to […] Read more
How Cycling Can Improve Fitness

How Cycling Can Improve Fitness

Why cycling for fitness? With so many different machines out there in the gyms across the country, many people tend to forget about the easiest, cheapest, and the best way to get into shape. A cycle exercise, such as riding your bike, is a great fitness routine to get into. Health should be the number […] Read more
Nutrition For Cycling a Century – Food For a 100 Mile Ride

Nutrition For Cycling a Century – Food For a 100 Mile Ride

Riding a bicycle 100 miles (a century) in a day is not an easy task. In order to successfully complete your ride and do so without inflicting too much pain on yourself you need to prepare well. One common error that catches people out is not planning what they will eat. Riding a century places […] Read more