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The video above shows bicyclist Levi Leipheimer doing some stretching with physical therapist Kelly Starrett. If you haven’t heard of Starrett, check out his blog and exercise videos. The blog is called MobilityWOD for Mobility Workout Of the Day. Starrett’s videos have excellent information and show great ways to stretch neglected muscles and build strength. The […]
Bicycling is a repetitive motion exercise that can lead to tightness in your muscles. Over time, this tightness can lead to reduced flexibility that will take a toll on your bicycling. Lance Armstrong did yoga to increase and maintain his flexibility. Robbie McEwen, the great sprinter, once said that if you can’t touch your […]
The Ab Wheel or Ab Roller is a simple inexpensive piece of exercise equipment that is often overlooked, however it can be extremely beneficial for cyclists. It can help to increase core strength including the abs and lower back. It can help to strengthen many of the muscles needed to keep your upper body steady […]
As a cyclist, you likely spend lots of time in the sun. Here are some tips to make sure that you get the most protection from the sun.
Choose a sunscreen with at least 15 SPF.
Select a water- and sweat-resistant product that provides protection against both UVA and UVB rays.
Look for a sunscreen with at least […]
Retard (verb) - to make slow; delay the development or progress of (an action, process, etc.); hinder or impede.
Most bicyclists, especially racers and triathletes want to ride faster. However there are a number of factors that retard their forward motion and slow them down. Cyclists try of overcome these factors through training, technique and […]