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Over 40 Cycling may be perfect for you

Over 40? Cycling may be perfect for you

CBD for Cyclists - The Experience that Changed My Mind About CBD - Chris Carmichael

CBD for Cyclists – The Experience that Changed My Mind About CBD | Chris Carmichael

Benefits and Risks of Two-a-Day Training for Cyclists

“For a long time, the concepts of ‘time-crunched athletes’ and ‘two-a-day’ training sessions seemed completely contradictory…” read on… By Chris Carmichael,Founder & Head Coach of CTS For a long time, the concepts of ‘time-crunched athletes’ and ‘two-a-day’ training sessions seemed completely contradictory. Over the past two years, however, I’ve seen an increase in the number …

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Beet Juice Can Make Even Trained Cyclists Faster and More Powerful

“THE BENEFITS AREN’T JUST FOR NEWBIES—YOU JUST NEED TO ADJUST THE DOSE TO GET THE BOOST, TOO” Read on… I have long extolled my love for beets, and my belief in the power of the nitrate-rich ruby roots to boost performance on the bike. After all, there was good evidence that backed me up: Drinking beetroot juice …

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9 Essential Cycling Skills All Riders Need to Master

9 Essential Cycling Skills All Riders Need to Master

Paris-Roubaix, is a critical test of bike handling skills for pro cyclists. That also makes this weekend a great time to talk about how you can improve your skills. Even if you have been riding for 20-plus years, I guarantee you’re an expert in some skills and still have room for improvement in others. Why …

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Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Peak Performance

When it comes to cycling like a pro, diet may be as important as training. Dietitian Laura Tilt matches up 10 foods with their key benefits Training, equipment and nutrition will all have an impact on your performance on a ride or in a race, but the importance of what you eat can sometimes be …

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Cycling can Hold Back Ageing and Rejuvenate the Immune System

The sport also preserves muscle and helps maintains stable levels of body fat and cholesterol. Scientists carried out tests on 125 amateur cyclists aged 55 to 79 and compared them with healthy adults from a wide age group who did not exercise regularly. The findings, outlined in two papers in the journal Aging Cell, showed …

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Strava’s New Route Building App is the Godsend we’ve all been waiting for

Just swipe your finger over a map, and Strava’s Route Builder for Mobile will create a run route for you. Read on… For runners and cyclists who want to plan safe, exciting routes to run and cycle in new places, a new Strava feature called Route Builder for Mobile is promising to make that process …

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Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

One of my least favorite weekends of the year is when clocks tumble backwards. The beginning of fall training for me is a sign I can no longer deny summer is over and winter is coming. As a 58-year-old cyclist, here’s how I change my training for the fall and what I recommend you should …

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