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Functional threshold power (FTP) or the anaerobic threshold is often seen as the ultimate performance indicator for cycling. Therefore, improving FTP is a big target for a lot of cyclists. But is training at your FTP the best way to get this done?

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If you have ever visited the starting area of a time trial, you might have been overwhelmed by the vast number of stationary trainers. Not only at a professional bike race but also on a lower level you see almost everyone riding their bike without moving an inch. But when and how should a proper warm-up be executed?

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You probably have heard of it, but chances are you might not exactly know the meaning of it. So, what’s up with sweet spot training, what does it exactly entail and what is it good for?

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While pro cyclists fly uphill with really high cadences, most recreational cyclists find it nearly impossible to have a cadence above 90 rpm. So, what is going on here? And what’s the distinction between an ideal cadence and the most efficient cadence?

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Great! But the reason you are probably reading this article is because you want to lose weight while or even through exercising. I hate to be the one to tell you, but first let me burst this bubble, you probably won’t. The title of an editorial in the scientific journal British Journal of Sports Medicine actually says it all: “You cannot outrun a bad diet”.

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Before you start exercising vigorously, there might be some basics you should familiarize yourself with. This article will get you up to speed with some of the most essential of these.

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