Nigel Sargant

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How they used to train: Frans Verbeeck’s power intervals

<b>Frans Verbeeck trained hard and long, but there was one rider he couldn't out-train</b><p>Frans Verbeeck was the hardest of Belgian hard-men, a Classics …

Cycling

CRANK LENGTH - Which one?

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New Member<p>Join Date<p>Jan 2014<p>Posts<p>13<p>Post Thanks / Like<p>Mentioned<p>0 Post(s)<p>Tagged<p>0 Thread(s)<p>Hi All,<p>For years I have been struggling to come up with a …

How To Copy & Paste Visible Cells Only

Have you ever tried to copy and paste a range with hidden rows or columns and didn’t get the results you expected?<p>This problem can be frustrating and …

Tutorials

Nosh on These 35 Protein-Packed Snacks to Help You Hit Your Weight-Loss Goals

Experts recommend snacking on six to 10 grams of protein to help you stay fuller longer. You can also use snack time as a way to get more protein if you're having trouble meeting your daily quota. Here are 35 protein-packed snack recipes to satisfy your salty, sweet, creamy, or crunchy cravings.

Healthy Eating

A Training Plan for Breaking Six Hours at the Half-Ironman Distance

Pool Skills for a Faster Swim Split<p><b>Deep-Water Acceleration</b><br>Try timed 50s with a deep-water (floating) start, with no push off of the wall. Begin by …

Swimming

17 Inspirational Personal Growth Quotes from Some Truly Exceptional People | Inc.com

From the day we are born, we grow. And as we get older we not only grow physically but mentally and spiritually as well. We all need support and motivation to help with this journey we call life and inspirational quotes can often help us find our true calling.<p>Here are 17 inspirational quotes to …

Motivation

How to cycle faster and increase your average speed

<b>When looked at over a period of months, your average speed can tell you a great deal about how you’re improving as a cyclist. Here’s some top tips to</b> …

Just Like An Icicle: Colnago Master Piu Town Bicycle

Pulling bikes apart and putting them back together again can be fun, especially so when the result is more of a frankenbike than the original. Paul Wakefield created a freaky Colnago town bike from a Master Piu frame, but he had some divine inspiration.<p>Back in 1986, someone in Colnago’s marketing …

Bicycles

Cérvelo updates its P, C and R series for 2019

Cérvelo might still have three major announcements waiting in the wings, but there's plenty to like in its 2019 range. With some great, more …

Should you cycle with earphones in?

<b>Listening to music while riding is controversial but the evidence regarding safety cuts both ways and a favourite tune can boost performance</b><p>Wearing …

Headphones

Cows are statistically more deadly than cyclists are to pedestrians

<b>Cows have killed 74 people in a five year span</b><p>Cows may be statistically more dangerous to walkers than cyclists.<p>The comparison has been highlighted …

Cycling

Cycling in the rain: How to survive it (video)

<b>Riding in the rain is part of life on two wheels - no matter the time of year. Some hate it, others enjoy it. Whatever camp you fall in to there are</b> …

How to get the perfect tyre pressure on your road bike

Tyre pressure is one of the biggest performance influencing factors in cycling. Using the correct pressures will not only decrease rolling resistance …

Road Bikes

How Long Does It Actually Take to Get Out of Shape?

Don’t let anybody tell you different—everyone has skipped a workout at some point. At Greatist, we’re firm believers in cutting yourself some slack …

18 Weird Ways Running Affects Your Body

<b>Answering the “why” behind twitchy legs, black toenails, and an urgent need to find a bathroom.</b><i> – By Dimity McDowell</i>Jesse LefkowitzRunners know …

10 Mental Tricks To Run Stronger

<b>Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.</b> <i>– By Mackenzie Lobby</i>Image by Sean LaurenzMental fatigue can negatively …

Marathons

How to Prevent Cramping on a Ride

Cramps are common, painful, and surprisingly mysterious. Find out what you can do to prevent them.<p>When it comes to curing muscle cramps, there’s no shortage of folk remedies. Popular “solutions” include drinking pickle juice, eating bananas, stretching, doing plyometrics, or just plain slowing …

How to tell if you have an old injury that's limiting your riding potential - MBR

Alan Milway's body fit test<p>Are you fit to ride? Time to find out where your strengths and weaknesses are, and pull them back into balance.<p><i>Words by</i> …

Exercise

7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners

<i>How many of the seven key traits of mentally tough runners do you have?</i><p>Do you know what makes runners mentally tough, especially when workouts or …

Recruit your glutes: how to make the most of the biggest muscle in your body

<b>Sedentary lifestyles, poor posture and overtraining can all lead to ineffective use of your backside</b><p>Your gluteus maximus is, as suggested by its …

Muscle

Why you need to stop worrying about your weight

<b>Having learnt the hard way about body weight obsession, Charlie Graham-Dixon goes in search of a healthier perspective</b><p>Cycling websites and fitness …

Body Fat

Speedwork For Ultra Runners

Ultra endurance athletes normally frown on speedwork as it’s normally reserved for pavement-pounding roadies. As trail purists go, they would rather …

Exercise

How to Transition from Triathlon to Ultrarunning

You’ve pushed your body through 70.3 or 140.6. Multiple times. Now, you’re wondering <i>what’s next</i>.It’s an inevitable progression, right? We always want …

Anatomy of a Team Time Trial

There are few races as awe-inspiring in cycling as the Team Time Trial (TTT). Similar to the team pursuit event in track cycling, modern Team Time …

Could You Handle Serge Pauwels’ Mountain Training?

<i>Dr Jon Baker is a coach with Dimension Data for Qhebeka who specializes in training climbers. Dr Carol Austin is head of performance support and</i> …

Climbing

Alternate Testing Methods for Endurance Cyclists

One of the most difficult things for a coach to impress upon the endurance sports athlete is the critical importance of regular testing and …

10 Incredible Bicycle Concepts Of The Future

<b>1. iBike</b><p>Bicycles are amazing means of transportation. Bicycles can be used to get from point A to B, and they’re also pretty useful for picnics or …

The Best Photos Of The Tour De France

The Tour de France is the largest free sporting event in the world, watched live roadside by millions each year; the race is as much a part of French …

Road Cycling