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Review - 2018 Specialized Epic Expert | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>2952<p>The Epic was introduced by Specialized in early 2000 with what seemed to be a very novel concept—let’s put a brain on this bike. It sounded …

Mountain Biking

TOP 10 Best Folding Treadmills 2018 | Expert Reviews

<b>Treadmills for Home Use</b> | Add to Flipboard Magazine.<p>Folding treadmills are better for the small space homes. If your have very limited space in your …

Treadmills

5 Ways to Be a Better Fat Burner

These strategies can help you burn more fat on and off your bike<p>There are a few obvious benefits of being a better fat burner: You shed unwanted padding and reap the related health benefits, including a lower risk for metabolic and chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes. But even if …

Are You A Balanced Runner? | Page 6 of 6

Run Faster with High Intensity Interval Training

Build power, speed, and fitness with fast efforts.<p>If you want to run fast, the saying goes, you've got to run fast. To stoke speed, most runners do traditional speedwork: aiming for near race pace over distances of 400 meters or more, with recovery periods equal to the length of the repeat (or …

Climb It All!

Pile on the watts to tackle the steepest roads<p>When the road points skyward you need extra horsepower to overcome Earth's gravitational pull. One guaranteed way to get to the summit faster is to strengthen your climbing muscles (including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves). In a recent study, …

Install and Remove Pedals

Super Simple Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Training Plan | Triathlete.com

<i>Matt Fitzgerald provides a simple-to-follow 16 week training plan for the half Ironman distance.</i><p>Variety is overrated in triathlon training. It’s …

Your Best Cycling Body Ever

Get into Tour-worthy shape with these core, flexibility and high-impact exercises.

Climb Strong All Day

Two workouts to help you conquer hills at the end of your big ride<p>As I write this I’m preparing to lead groups of amateurs on the USA Pro Challenge and Tour of Utah routes for my annual Race Experience events. Our goal will be to reach the finish line before the roads are shut down for the pros. …

How to Taper Correctly

Whether it's your first or sixth marathon, there are dos and don'ts to tapering.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I’m about to run my sixth marathon but I still have questions about tapering. I usually go to the gym for weight training twice a week. Should I keep doing this up until the week of the race? What about cycling</i> …

Nine of the Best New Marathons in 2014

The number of marathons has doubled in the past decade, to about 850. To highlight some of the better 26.2-mile races, we looked at U.S. marathons that debuted since 2008 with at least 500 participants. We aimed for geographical diversity, pored over runners' reviews, and consulted with Bart Yasso, …

Start Spinning: Ride Inside

A rainy afternoon doesn't mean your training day is a wash; try these indoor-trainer workouts designed by Neil Browne, associate coach at Wenzel Coaching (wenzelcoaching.com).<p>Browne recommends having a specific program and sticking to it; hopping on a trainer for 45 minutes of aimless pedaling will …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Fast Company: The Zipp Story | Page 2 of 3

Zipp was not the world’s preeminent race-wheel brand in the mid-’90s, before Poertner and Ording attempted to crack European cycling. Only a few …

9 Secrets To Proper Open-Water Sighting

Triathletes spend hours in the pool practicing perfect stroke technique, but on race day, following buoys and staying on course is equally important. …

Know Your Rubber: A Quick-Start Guide to Mountain Bike Tire Design

The ins and outs of tire technology—and how to choose the best setup for how and where you ride<p>No performance-enhancing component is more overlooked than the tire. But this is literally where the rubber meets the dirt. Every aspect of overall bike control depends on the inherent properties of those …

5 Quick And Easy Running Form Drills You Should Be Doing

Run in Place<p>Stand tall. Run in place, imagining there is a cable attached to your head, pulling your spine straight. Try to lift your legs from your …

Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury

Simple adjustments to your routes, form, and mileage can help sidestep injury.<p>Running may be the quickest, the most invigorating, and for many, the most enjoyable way to get and stay fit. So it is doubly frustrating when you’re sidelined by aches, pains, or, worse, injuries. Easing up—on surfaces, …

Fix a Flat Tire

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Exercise Library

Cat-Cow<p>Step 1 Starting Position: Kneel on an exercise mat or floor, positioning your knees and feet hip-width apart, with your feet dorsi-flexed …

Workouts

Is Chocolate Milk Really Best for Recovery?

It's good, but it's not your only option.<p>Surrounded by massive hills and valleys at the start line, the runners concerned about recovering from the Big Sur International Marathon breathed a sigh of relief as an announcement was made that chocolate milk would be available at the finish. I had to …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Power Boost: Plyometrics For Runners | Page 2 of 7

Illustration by Oliver Baker<p>Switch Lunge<p>Begin in the lunge position with one foot out in front and the other behind your body. Both knees should be …

4 Ways to Enjoy Long Runs

They shouldn't be boring—and they don't have to be solitary.<p>Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there.<p>Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any …

Your Bike Pedal Guide

Simple tips to buy, use, and maintain the mechanisms beneath your feet<p><b>Think Quality</b> <br>Most of us don’t need the priciest pedals. But when you spend even $50 more than the cheapest model available, you upgrade from lower-quality steel alloy to stainless or titanium, giving you a stronger pedal that’s …

Unboxed: Garmin re-launches Vector pedal-based power meter

The Garmin Vector is finally here.<p>Garmin’s long awaited pedal-based power meter arrives on the heels of half a decade of development, from humble …

Find Your Long

Answer these eight questions to dial in the training program that works for you.<p><i>This article was originally published in the May/June 2013 issue of</i> …