Jeremy Woolf

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8 Ways to Recover Faster from a Hard Ride

Cool Down<p>David Michalczuk/Flickr<p>Take a few minutes to spin easy after you’ve throttled your legs with a hard ride. The blood vessels in your legs expand while you’re hammering away: Stop abruptly, and the blood just pools down there. This not only makes you lightheaded, but also limits your ability …

Safe Stretches for Tight Hamstrings

Stretch Smart<p>Andrea Ferretti<p>Have you ever heard someone say, “I can’t do yoga, because I can't touch my toes?” Maybe you’ve even heard it come out of your own mouth; tight hamstrings (the muscles running along the back of the thigh that often feel strained when you bend over) are common among …

More Powerful Pedal Stroke

Most cyclists do a good job working their powerful prime pedal-pushing muscles in their glutes and quads both on the bike and in the gym with squats and leg presses. But unless you do a lot of single leg pedaling drills or otherwise consciously work the pedal-pulling hamstrings on the back of your …

Make These Ride-Ready Lasagna Rolls

When James Beard award-winning chef and restaurateur Jody Adams was asked to help guide a bike tour of Sicily in 2008, she had one goal: "I didn't want to have to get in the van." She didn't—and by the end of the trip, she was smitten. Now, most mornings you can find Adams on her Seven Axiom, …

4 Ways Your Tire Pressure Is Wrong

The single biggest performance improvement you can make on your bike isn’t a lighter set of wheels or electronic shifting. In fact, it isn’t an upgrade at all—and it won’t cost you more than some time and, maybe, what you’d spend on a new roll of bar tape. It’s tire pressure. And if you don’t pay …