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The 3 Best Types of Protein for the Endurance Athlete

For decades, the protein drink has been one of the most commonly used buzzword phrases in the world of health, fitness, and athletics. Whether it is …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Muscles Involved in the Squat

When it comes to building strength, there are 2 huge, controllable factors that determine strength. They are, in order of importance, neuromuscular …

The Five Best TRX Suspension Trainer Exercises For Cyclists And Triathletes

Suspension training is one of the most functional and effective ways to increase strength, especially if you’re an athlete who needs to be able to …

Does it Matter if Your Threshold Heart Rate is High or Low?

Heart rate is the most widely used metric for tracking intensity, yet it is the most commonly misunderstood. This is especially true when it comes to …

Tips and Workouts to Prepare for Your First Running Race of the Season

Heading into the last part of winter, your mind shifts into thoughts of the upcoming racing season. For many of you, that likely starts in just a few …

High intensity intervals: Change how you ride in 30 seconds

by Louise Blais<p><i>This article originally appeared in our April/May 2012 issue.</i><p>Season after season, cyclists measure themselves against their previous …

Effects of low- vs. high-cadence interval training on cycling performance.

2009 Sep;23(6):1758-63. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181b3f1d3.<p>1Health and Sport Science, Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand. …

Exercise

Top 5 Hamstring Training Mistakes

Hamstrings are the ultimate bodybuilding bodypart. After all, most every other athlete trains them — if they train them — for injury prevention. You …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking Any Supplements

At some point in your training you might come to a question of whether or not you should take supplements. And that’s a good question which requires …

Should You Run Before You Lift? - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you ask 100 people if you should do cardio before or after strength training, chances are that you’ll get an even …

Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength?

As a fitness trainer, one of the questions I hear most often is: which should I do first, cardio or strength training? Most fitness professionals seem to have an opinion and there are plenty of studies to support answers on both sides. So what's the truth? Do you get your run in first and then lift …

Why Orangetheory Fitness Is Such A Big Deal

Are you looking for a way to switch up your cross-training? Or do you need motivation to start in the first place? Consider a class at Orangetheory, …

Exercise

Cycling Power Training Certification from Hunter Allen and Peaks Coaching Group

Power Analysis: 2015 IRONMAN World Championships

The 2015 IRONMAN World Championships saw amazing efforts from the professional and age group athletes. The 112 mile bike in brutally hot and humid …

Men's Journal: Health, Adventure, Gear, Style

Health

Better Cycling Through Data: Power Meters

<b>Improving power output is one of the few ways to go faster on the bike. Power meters from Pioneer, SRM, Garmin, and Wahoo Fitness are your methods of measurement.</b><p><i>Pioneer's Cyclo-Sphere software interface showing 12 points of directional force and pedaling efficiency for each leg</i><p>More power is mo …

5 Workouts to Improve Your Time Trialing

On paper, training for a 40k time trial looks pretty simple. After all, it is just one long sustained effort, right? During my preparation for 14 or …

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps

Prevent muscles from seizing by ordering up a custom hydration plan. It's easier than it sounds.<p>Will Sherman was 10 minutes from his best result as an amateur mountain bike racer when his quads seized, causing him to crash hard on a flat section of Indiana singletrack. As his muscles cramped into …

The Power of Music

Jack Bobridge’s UCI Hour Record attempt had him riding to a chosen soundtrack with a series of selected songs. Twitter found some of the songs …

Zwift Planning Virtual-Cycling Tournament

Virtual-cycling platform Zwift is garnering attention for its “fitness entertainment” approach to indoor training, but the program’s co-founder and chief executive Eric Min has hinted that there may be more at stake for participants than bragging rights. The company is planning a tournament-style …

Zwift to add structured training, monthly fee

After a year of beta testing and free open access, the interactive training software Zwift will soon move to a paid structure of $10 / £8 a month. To …

Workouts

Monthly Subscriptions and Structured Training Coming to Zwift

Zwift is moving on from beta mode to become a no-contract subscription service. Here's what that means for your indoor riding.<p>After testing its beta version for a year, indoor-cycling video game Zwift is finally transitioning into a subscription-based program on October 29. Subscriptions will cost …

Never Do These 6 Things When Shaving Your Legs

A clean, no-hassle shave is just a few steps away thanks to these tips from the triathlete owner of a skin-care and shave-product company<p>Why shave? Some say it’s for easier care of road rash. Others say for more comfortable massages. And some, like Ritch Viola, triathlete and founder of Every Man …

7 Signs You’re Riding Too Hard—and What to Do About It

How to keep your training in check, and your body from hitting bottom<p>Cyclists are good at many things, but moderation generally isn’t one of them. (We’re looking at you, guy stumbling towards the port-o-john after his sixth post-fondo pint.)<p>It’s when excess spills over into daily workouts that the …