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Don't Let Drag Interfere With Your Cycling Training
Cycling Training and how carbohydrate, torso training and building endurance can help
Cycling - the road to success
Nutrition Advice for Endurance Cyclists
Physiological Assessment in Cycling
Cyclists Warm Up: Which warm-up for cyclists?
Pre-competition: Pre-competition exercise: does timing matter?
Cyclists sperm: Sperm changes in long-distance cyclists
Menstruation: Cycling proficiency - do the various menstrual phases affect athletic performance?
Hodiola rosea & cordyceps sinensis - Chinese supplements don't work for cyclists
The biomechanics of safe and effective cycling performance at all ability levels
Cycling position -The best position for untrained cyclists
Use a blend of these interval training techniques for maximum endurance gains
Saddle sore and more - the private perils of mountain biking
Cycling training: endurance cyclists can improve their VO2 max by increasing their exercise intensity
These simple workouts will help cyclists boost their VO2max.
Cycling training: research shows cyclists should aim for fast pedalling rates on both flat and inclined routes
Why pedalling fast is more efficient for the cyclist
The one hour world cycling record
Synchronising Muscles With Heart: Should athletes attempt to synchronize muscular contractions with heart rates during workouts and competitive efforts? At first glance, the idea seems like a strange one, but scientific research suggests that it might be the right thing to do.
High-fat Diet: Because they believe that fat is the key fuel which powers their long-distance efforts, endurance cyclists continue to consume high-fat diets, and some even utilize high-fat nutritional supplements in an attempt to add staying power to their performances.
Runners V Cyclists: Runners may have denser leg bones, but cyclists have more muscular arms.
Boosting Vo2max: Competitive endurance cyclists are always searching for ways to boost their aerobic capacities (V02max) but are seldom quite sure about which workouts will produce the greatest effect.
Cross-training: Can runners pedal their way to faster 5K times?
Creatine: Another knock for creatine - it doesn't seem to help cyclists.
As competitive cyclists search for ways to improve their workouts and performances, they often focus on their body-fat levels. Most cyclists want to get rid of surplus body fat so that they will have less "excess baggage" to carry as they train and compete.
How "hyperoxic" training dramatically improves cycling performance.
As the world hour record comes down, how much is due to technology and how much to improved performance?
Is 'backward biking' a good rehab activity?
Low Back Pain: Cyclists with low-back pain should now adjust their saddles
Cycling Uphill: Should uphill cyclists stand or sit?