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Surviving Allergy Attacks For Cyclists

Ahhhhh - it’s spring-time once again. Especially for those living in northern climates, the weather is warming up, the snow is off the roads and it’s time to enjoy riding outside. But it’s also time for local flora to come out of their…

How To Sleep For Better Performance

TOOLBOX: The pursuit of optimal cycling performance requires a careful balancing of training with recovery. While there are many aspects of recovery that are important, a critical, but often neglected component of recovery, is sleep.

Toolbox: Safe Travel Medicine

Whether travelling internationally for work, vacation or athletic competition, it’s important to prepare ahead. Medical and health aspects to consider when travelling include: travel and health advisories, immunizations, medications, and…

Cycling Concussions: What You Need To Know

TOOLBOX: Sport-related concussions (SRC) can occur in almost all sport activities. However, the risk and severity of cycling concussions can be greater due to crashes at high speeds with only the protection of a helmet.

Toolbox: Preventing Cycling Injuries

As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. It is important to understand the pattern and epidemiology of injuries suffered by competitive bicyclists in order to implement appropriate injury…

Toolbox: Cycling Injury Prevalence

As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. The patterns of injury in bicycling are unique since exposures include high speed, obstacles like cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles, and…

Toolbox: Cycling Injuries Introduction

As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. The patterns of injury in bicycling are unique since exposures include high speed, obstacles like cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles, and…

Toolbox: Concussions in Cycling

Sport-related concussions (SRC) can occur in almost all sport activities. However, the risk and severity of SRCs can be greater in cycling since crashes often occur at high speeds with only the protection of a helmet.

Toolbox: Lower Back and Neck Pain

The Giro’s decisive Chianti TT this past Sunday placed a heavy emphasis on both massive power AND aerodynamics. The key to both is a healthy and strong lower back and neck. What are some symptoms and management of pain in these areas?