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Three Keys to Lifting Heavy For Cyclists

So you're keen to do resistance training and you're eyeing that squat rack. Heavy weights can have a place in the arsenal of cyclists and endurance athletes. If you are going to tackle heavy weights, keep these three keys in mind...

Aero Positioning: How Low is Too Low?

Time trialing has a massive focus on aerodynamics, both to the bike and the rider. But where does the balance lie between aerodynamics, power output, metabolic economy, and thermoregulation? How low should you go?

FASTED Riding: How Eating Less Might Make You Faster

Having spent my time as an undergraduate studying biochemistry and human metabolism, the idea of "fasted training" remains one of my favorite training tactics nearly 4 years later. This article explains how & why fasted training works, and how you can incorporate this into your own cycling training plan.

Motivational Self-Talk: Say You, Say Me?

Self-talk has been used very successfully by both scientists and athletes to improve their performance. However, does it matter HOW you talk to yourself? Is it better to keep your talk in the first person tense or distance yourself to the second person tense?