Most people live in an area where the weather can prevent cyclists from riding part of the year. Bad weather, limited sunlight and poor road conditions can force cyclists inside. However it is possible to stay active outside in the winter and here are some of the important things to consider to overcome the conditions.
How sensible is it to go running in wet weather conditions and sub-zero temperatures?
Health is on everyone’s mid right now and for a good reason. Fortunately, an important part of your health lies entirely within your control. It is common knowledge that staying active keeps you healthy and helps fight against obesity, heart disease, diabetes etc. but exactly how much does it help? A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine explains.
Whether an endurance athlete can perform well is also a question of physique and weight. How much more power does a low body weight bring?
Whether you are an ambitious cycling competitor or someone just looking to stay healthy or lose weight, indoor cycling training is an excellent option in the fall and winter. It can however be hard to get a good indoor training set up. Other than a bike and trainer or rollers, there are a few things that will make your indoor pain cave as nice as possible.
Intense indoor trainings are fun and improve your fitness. The 2PEAK training Program not only gets you safely through the winter but also makes you stronger and more versatile.
Road racing shoes today are faster, more complicated and more expensive than ever. Nike created some controversy and a shoe company arms race in the running world with the Vaporfly 4% and now almost every shoe company has a comparable carbon racing shoe on the market. But what are the real differences between these shoes? We put some of the best to the test to get some hard data and real answers.
Training as the seasons change is always difficult to navigate and has is particularly difficult in this unique year. We caught up with IRONMAN world Champion Sebastian Kienle about how he is currently managing training and how us mortal amateurs should also train through these times.
Does it help if you ride standing up for a while every now and then during cycling training?
A fast cadence training promises an improvement of your pedaling rotation and an optimized interaction of the different muscle groups.