Patrik Jonsson

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Hack This: 9 Tricks to Boost Your Ride

Genius tips for customizing your bike, improving your gear, pumping up your nutrition, and having tons more fun when you ride

Bicycle Racing

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 …

Workouts

Improve Your Diet with These Mental Tricks

Use these simple tips to get yourself eating better and riding faster<p>We know that cycling has a positive impact on your brain. But when you're feeling hangry after a ride, your cyclist brain may not make the best nutrition choices. Unfortunately, Doritos are never optimal recovery food, no matter …

Muscle

The 5-Minute Technique That Will Get You Noticed by Important People

Last week, I scrolled though my Twitter notifications to discover that a very influential professional in the PR world—who’d co-founded one of the …

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 …

University of Pennsylvania

New Year, New You!

Make 2015 the year you ride faster, get leaner, feel happier, train smarter, and maybe even look better naked<p><b>Start Your Fittest Year Ever</b><p><b>Make the Most of Your Downtime</b><br>Follow this off-season advice, and you'll come back stronger than ever<p><b>Why You Should Ride Outside This Winter</b><br>Fight winter flab and …

Fitness

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Before 8

New research shows that eating within time constraints could lead to a healthier, leaner you<p>How many times have you eaten healthfully all day only to plop down in the evening and plow through a bowl of mixed nuts, some cheese and crackers, a little popcorn and maybe a brew or two during a Netflix …

Nutrition

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 …

Climb It All!

Pile on the watts to tackle the steepest roads<p>When the road points skyward you need extra horsepower to overcome Earth's gravitational pull. One guaranteed way to get to the summit faster is to strengthen your climbing muscles (including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves). In a recent study, …

Workouts

Regarding Eddy Merckx

We were determined to solve the inevitable, essentially unknowable mystery of what made this quiet, unassuming son of a shopkeeper into the greatest cyclist of all time. So we just asked him.<p><b>I don't mean to sneak up on Eddy Merckx,</b> but I don't see any other way. My plan is to approach him from …

Cycling

Walkthrough: How to Create a DIY Studio On a Budget

In a perfect world, we’d all have the studio of our dreams, and it would be filled with all of the best of gear. Unfortunately, we don’t live in such …

Eat to Ride

Three nutrition tips every cyclist should live by<p>Whenever I advise athletes about bike nutrition, I tell them that they don’t need a special diet to fuel performance. The one that’s best for health is also the one that’s best for strong results. If you want all your systems firing at 100 percent, …

Nutrition

Avoid Indoor Trainer Boredom

Get the most out of winter training, without losing your mind<p>A stationary bike trainer is a useful tool, but like any tool, it only helps if you use it the right way. Here, James Herrera, MS, founder and owner of elite coaching program Performance Driven, USA national BMX team coach, and the man …

Trainers

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The No-Climb Climbing Bike Workout

These workouts will help you conquer any climb--even if you can't train on hills.<p>It's a special day in a cyclist's life the first time the prospect of riding uphill is met with a smile instead of a grimace. To help you get there, let's focus on two components of climbing: sustainable power at …

Cycling

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Sneak Peek: Wolf Tooth Components’ GC 42t Cassette Adapter!

If you’re machining anti-drop chainrings in house, it only makes sense that you would make your own 42t cassette adapter as well. At least, that …

Lactate Threshold 101

When it comes to training, LT is the new max heart rate. Understand it, find where yours is, then raise it for better performance.<p>Lactate threshold is the glass ceiling of cycling performance—it's an invisible barrier that keeps you down. When you do crack through, the rewards are sweet.<p>"For the …

Cycling

Cycling Tips: Ride Efficiently

Get more out of your engine by learning to ride efficiently.<p>As cyclists, we can generate only about one-half horsepower, so it helps to maximize our efficiency. Winter can be a great time to focus on refining cycling technique, especially if you're riding indoors. Here are two drills that will help …

Tour de France

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …