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How to Bike Your Way to Weight Loss

Do you use biking to lose weight? Bicycling is a great leisure activity, but if you are bike riding for weight loss you need to structure your …

Fitness

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Bike

Our slightly obsessive but totally doable key to making your bike shine

Research reveals the way to get a six-pack by riding your bike

New science reveals it's possible to cycle your way to a six-pack. You don't even have to spend hours in the saddle either, just apply science. It …

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<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 …

7 Surefire Ways to Burn More Calories on Your Bike

When fat loss is the goal, here’s how to squeeze the most out of every ride<p>You’ve likely heard the news that exercise alone is not the golden ticket to easy weight loss: You also need to eat well to drop the pounds. But you can definitely burn calories while cycling, helping your fitness and fat …

Hill-Crusher Legs In 6 Easy Steps

Turn heads—and cranks—with these 6 strength-and-sculpt moves<p>As Ferrari, Pegoretti, and Cipollini all prove, a powerful engine and a sexy profile are not mutually exclusive. These six simple moves will not only deliver cycling-specific strength, they'll sculpt every part of your lower body and leave …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Riding

Your fitness hits the skids quickly once you pull the brakes on your cycling routine<p>The benefits of a good ride are immediate. Within 24 hours, your blood pressure drops, your blood sugar improves, your metabolism burns hotter, and your mood gets better. Long term, the positive hits just keep …

Infographic: What 25 Grams of Protein Looks Like

Shares 11.1K<p>Health trends come and go, and if you’re seeing protein counts plastered more prominently on foods than ever before, it’s not just you. …

One Day of Core a Week Is All You Need

Study shows a single weekly session boosts ab strength as effectively as multiple workouts<p>Something is better than nothing. We’ve all said it. But when it comes to exercise—especially strength training—few of us actually believe it. Now a study published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and …

6 Innovative Bike Locks

Keeping your bicycle safe has never been easier—or more fun

9 Ways to Climb Better on Your Mountain Bike

If you are gassing out too quickly when climbing, here are 9 things you can do to help you climb better on your mountain bike:<p><b>1. Pace your …

8 Healthy Benefits of Mountain Biking

Wait, mountain biking is actually good for you? As in good for your health? Of course, it is! Want proof? There's a reason everyone from …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

All Your Commute Excuses—Busted!

If you're waiting to start bike commuting, there's no better time to start than now<p><b>Excuse:</b> "I'm out of shape." <b><br>Busted!</b> No need to speed. Cruise along at an easy pace, and your fitness will start to improve in about a month.<p><b>Excuse:</b> "It's too far." <b><br>Busted!</b> Hybridize your commute by riding your bike …

Five Ways Cycling Makes You Happier, Smarter, and Sexier

As if you needed more reasons to ride!<p>You already know cycling is great for your physical fitness. But did you know it also has profound effects on your brain? We did some digging and chatted with experts to find out exactly how.<p><b>Staves Off Depression</b><br>“Clearly exercise is beneficial for mental …

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Easy DIY Nut Butters

Homemade nut butters taste great, pack cyclist-friendly nutrients, and cost less than store-bought jars. Try these five creative—and delicious—recipes.<p><b>Maple Cinnamon Walnut Butter</b><br>Walnuts are one of the few vegetarian sources of omega-3s, fats that help calm postexercise inflammation, while cinnamon …

Losing Fat & Cutting, Without Losing Muscle

Planning<p>In order to lose body fat we have to have a reason as to why we want to achieve this goal, is it (a) Make you look good (b) Health benefits …

Exercise

How Cycling Makes You Smarter and Happier

It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. Research shows that it also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Here's how to maximize the cognitive benefits cycling.<p>Every morning Canadian neuroscientist Brian Christie, PhD, gives his brain an extra boost. We're not talking about tossing …

Who Says You Can’t Change?

The science behind personal transformation—and how you can make it last<p>Anyone who’s ever backslid on a New Year’s resolution before the previous year’s hangover wore off has probably wondered if personal growth is possible at all. Most January 1 vows are fueled by a rush of initial optimism. Then …

Where to Sell Your Used Cycling Gear

These four businesses will turn your old bikes, parts, and accessories into cash<p>That jersey your mom got you for Christmas that you hate. Those tights that definitely got tighter once you left the store. That pair of new 26” MTB tires that you haven’t used since you upgraded to a 29er. That saddle …

How to Dress for Cycling in Cold Weather

Riding in the cold is more fun than it sounds—once you find the right clothing combination. Here's a guide to get you started.<p><b>65°–70°</b> <b><br>Start with</b> base layer; short-sleeved jersey; shorts; shortfinger gloves; socks<p><i>A shortfinger glove</i><p><b>60°–65°</b> <b><br>Add</b> arm warmers; full-finger gloves<p><i>An arm warmer</i><p><b>55°–60°</b> <b><br>Swap in</b> …

5 foam roller exercises to roll out tight muscles

The foam roller is an excellent tool for cyclists, according to Lorna Chapman of fitness studio Luna Yoga & Health — but you need to persevere and …

Review: Scosche BoomBottle weatherproof Bluetooth speaker for cyclists

You can scarcely turn around these days without bumping into a new Bluetooth speaker. We’ve reviewed many of them.<p>The Scosche BoomBottle manages to set itself apart from the crowd, however, by targeting one specific market: cyclists. The speaker is the same size and shape as a large drinks bottle, …

MUST WATCH Video: Danny MacAskill on the Edge of Cliffs

Today, Danny MacAskill launched his brand new mountain bike edit, “The Ridge”. Filmed on his home island, the Isle of Skye, the video shows Danny …

USE lights competition winners announced

Last month we ran a competition to win a set of lights courtesy of USE. And now it's time to reveal the <i>BikeRadar</i> readers who were lucky enough to …

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