Tag: women on bikes

Can Menopausal Cyclists and Runners Regain Their Competitive Edge?

Menopausal cyclists and runners can use fueling, strength, and protein to counteract declining hormonal levels. (This is one in  a series of articles based on Stacy Sim’s groundbreaking book Roar.) Menopause is tough on all women.  And for menopausal cyclists and runners, the hormonal changes can be life-altering.  The good news is that according to…

Around The World, More Women On Bikes Assert Their Rights On The Road

More Women on Bikes Means Safer Streets We have seen some positive come out of this time of pandemic and social unrest.  More people are getting on bicycles.  Importantly, more women are on bikes.  The media has finally been more conscious of including women of color in their cycling adventures.  And we’re learning about groups…

Why Your Cycling Endurance Training Plan Can Make You Fast

Building Your Cycling Endurance Improves Endurance Capacity, Strength, and Speed In a “normal” year, we’d all be checking off the adventures, events, rides, and races we targeted over the winter and spring. We would use periodization and a cycling endurance training plan to plan out our training to arrive at a peak fitness for our…

Build a Consistent Training Schedule During Coronavirus Quarantine

We could be in a for a long haul, folks. Nearly all April and most May endurance sport events have been cancelled or postponed. June events are also in danger. I wrote about some strategies to try for training during this time. I’ve been home now for three weeks, doing a combination of a lot…