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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 …

Nutrition

7 Cool, Casual Sunglasses for Cyclists

Full-wrap shields are great for warping down a descent but their style quotient is lacking. Here are six sunglasses that work for any endeavor.

How to Get Fast in One Season

Six training strategies for making the most of your time on the bike<p><b>Set Up a Reward System<br>The rider:</b> Rick Gravley, 48 <b><br>The breakthrough year:</b> Gravley’s breakout year started at the end of 2013, when a routine doctor’s visit for some back pain revealed that his “creeping weight” had actually hit 270 …

Get the Power to Gun It!

Crush the fast starts at your next race or hammerfest with these three explosive interval workouts<p><b>Over-Under (see image above)</b> <br>Warm up with 20 minutes of easy spinning at a rate of perceived exertion (RPE) of 3 to 4 on a scale of 1 (very light effort) to 10 (maximum). Push yourself to right above …

The Body Mechanic: Is your MTB's bar shape wrong?

Stand with your hands by your sides, loosely closed into a fist with a pen in each hand. Now, bend your elbows so your hands are out in front of you. …

The New Rules Of Oral Sex

Heed these 8 rules of oral etiquette to make it as fun for her as it is for you (well, almost)<p>A blowjob doesn’t have to be a <i>job</i> for her.<p>“The more comfortable and pleasing you make it for her, the more enthusiastic she’ll be about doing it more often,” says sex and marriage therapist Moushumi …

Indiana University

The Body Mechanic - an introduction

It's common for cyclists to experience pains and ailments during training or recreational riding, but it's not always easy to figure out the cause. …

Road Cycling

The best carbs for cycling - what to eat and when

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad press, but the right carbs at the right time are the cyclist’s friend. Research from the University of Bath in the …

10 ways to sex up your cycling

If your riding feels stale, try these 10 tips to reignite your passion for cycling.<p>Getting a few good sportive finishes under your belt, commuting by …

Trail Tech: Mountain bike tyre pressure - all you need to know

<b>Question:</b> <i>I’m relatively new to mountain biking, so forgive me if this seems silly, but how important is it to follow the recommended tyre pressure</i> …

Power meters of the 2015 WorldTour

Training data has become a crucial component of marginal gains in professional cycling, and with this, comes the use of power meters.<p>Here we round up …

Seated Strength Effort Turbo Session

YouTube

A Fine Time for Simplicity: 12 Minimalist Watches

Fashion designer Jil Sander once argued, “I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.” And in a world of information overload, non-stop …

Watches

Doval chainrings - just in

On-the-road performance benefits of non-round rings are hard to quantify, but they feel smooth and certainly don’t do any harm – apart from in the …

6 Mistakes You've Been Making With Your Flat Iron

Um, whoops?<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>Let's be honest: Perfect blowouts typically only happen at a salon. If you want super-straight hair at home, a flat iron is the way to go. Once you find a hot tool that you like, avoid these big mistakes to protect your hair and perfect your straight …

Hair

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

Workouts

Tools and tricks for trouble-free disc braking

Disc brakes are fantastic, but when incorrectly set up or badly maintained they can also prove to be a royal pain. Thankfully, most disc-related …

How to jump a mountain bike

Jumping isn’t just for adrenaline junkies, it’s a fundamental skill that every mountain biker can and should learn. And it's not that difficult once …

Special Fitness Report: Ride Fast at Any Age

Who says aging up has to slow you down? New research shows that our bodies are capable of some impressive accomplishments on the bike as we get older.<p>Tetrick's Tips<p><b>Want it.</b> <br>You have to want to stay fit and feel invigorated—and be able to do chores around the house.<p><b>Eat, drink, sleep.</b> <br>Get three meals …

Herbed Tomato Tart

Heat oven to 375°. Fit pastry sheets side by side into a parchment paper–lined 13" x 17 3⁄4" rimmed baking pan, pressing pastry against bottom and …

Sour Chocolate Cake

Make the cake: Mix milk and vinegar in bowl; let sit until slightly curdled, about 10 minutes.<p>Heat oven to 350°. Grease a 9"x13" baking dish with …

16 Egg-Topped Dishes

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Breakfast

Commander's Palace Shrimp & Tasso Henican

Place sliced onions in a bowl. Bring vinegar, 2 tsp. salt, peppercorns, cumin, crushed garlic, and bay to a boil in a 1-qt. saucepan. Pour over …

Make the most of your bike training time

Want to use your time on the bike as efficiently as possible? Sure, simply riding your bike will improve your fitness and handling skills, but when …

Five exercises to improve your pedalling efficiency

Pedalling efficiency is something that people are starting to talk about more and more now there are a number of power meters out there that can …

Raspberry Brûlée

Put the heavy cream into a large bowl and beat until stiff peaks form. Add half of the superfine sugar and beat to stiff peaks again. Gently fold in …

Dessert

Asian Rice Noodle Salad with Steak Recipe • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Here’s what you’ll learn:<p>Why skirt and flank steak are perfect for this dish<br>• How to cut the steak to guarantee most tenderness<br>• Nathan’s …

How to climb like a pro cyclist with Chris Baldwin

<b>Watching the best riders in the world mow down the Alps and Pyrenees in the Tour de France inspired Chris Baldwin from DaybyDay Coaching to write</b> …

Cherry & Herb Salad

Heat oven broiler to high. Place chiles on a baking sheet; broil, turning as needed, until charred and tender, 4-5 minutes.<p>Transfer to a bowl and …