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The Ultimate Guide to Your Cycling Muscles

Learn about the muscles that power your pedal stroke, and how to make the most of them<p><b>A Big Muscle Breakdown</b><p>As cyclists, we tend to be all about the quads. Those dominant muscles are indeed the patrons of the pedal pushers, but it takes a team of domestiques to keep the cranks turning out the watts.<p>…

6 fundamental elements of safe winter riding

While you can't do much about the weather, here are six fundamental things you can take care of before you head out. It's about survival and making …

5 Ways to Burn More Fat While Riding

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 you’re lean, improving your fat burning capacity will help you ride …

7 Dental Hygiene Products That'll Give You A Bright And Healthy Smile

😁<p>Brushing your teeth is such a natural part of your routine (we hope) that you may not give much thought to whether you're actually doing it correctly. Knowing exactly what to do and how often to do it makes a significant difference in the overall health and appearance of your smile.<p>Cosmetic …

Dentistry

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Take your riding to the next level with this fast 10-minute core workout.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. …

Workouts

Get Faster with These Leg Workouts for Women

Build your muscles—and your speed—with these strengthening moves<p>1 of 10<p>Strength Work for Women<p><i>The following is an excerpt from the new</i> Bicycling <i>book,</i> The Big Book of Cycling for Women, by Selene Yeager. <i>In it, you'll find workouts, nutritional info, and skills tips that are tailored to female</i> …

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The 5 key areas of training for road cyclists

By paying special attention to these five areas of cycle training you'll be able to cope with most things, no matter what your level of ability. Give …

5 Strength Moves for Pain-Free Pedaling

Skater Step Up<p>Matt Rainey<p>There’s a reason speed skaters make such good cyclists: They’ve got amazing lower-body stability and strength. Steal a move from their playbook with the skater step up. This move asks you to work one leg at a time, which helps develop balanced strength (most of us have one …

Six Foods To Boost Your Mood This Winter

Feeling bummed out during the winter is normal, but these foods can help you beat the cold-weather blues<p>Winter is hard. You might not be able to ride outside as much as you want, it's depressingly cold and dark, and you're just left counting down the days till spring.<p>Thankfully, you don't have to …

The Best Leg Workout for Cyclists

1 of 16<p>Matt Rainey<p>Put Your Stems Through Circuit Training<p>We can’t do the work for you, but we can put the best leg moves for cycling in one easy-to-find place. These resistance training exercises will help you maintain essential lean muscle and improve both their strength and efficiency, so you can …