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BREATHING: At The Center Of Your Best Rides

When it comes to breathing many of us think “Hey, if I'm not dead, I’m certainly doing it right!” Unfortunately this is not the case, and our poor breathing can keep us from unlocking our full potential and speed, as well as unnecessarily prolonging our recovery.

Can Heat Training Slow You Down?

Much research has gone into studying both the physiological benefits from heat adaptation along with the practicalities of getting heat adapted. However, can a heat camp blunt your training adaptations?

Does Fitness Improve Pain Tolerance?

Toolbox: Cycle sport is intricately mythologized with the heroism and agony of suffering. We watch and marvel not just at the speed and power of the pros, but for the thrill (for us) and suffering (for them) inherent in racing over cobbles, high mountains rain, extreme heat, and even snow. Does being fitter also make you tougher? Does improved fitness actually alter pain tolerance?

You’re Fit, But Are You Healthy?

Just because you're an endurance athlete, doesn't mean you're healthy. You may ride fast, eat well, and look super fit and healthy to all around you, but regular health checkups are so important to make sure.