Category: Cycling

Want More Speed and Power on the Bike? Use These Six Critical Movements

What Strength Training Exercises Do I Need For a Full-Body Workout? To reap the benefits of strength training for cyclists, how do you know what exercises to do? We know that strength training at least once a week will help build a stronger foundation for your on-the-bike work. Strength training helps you ride faster, with…

Finding a Cycling, Running Coach to Crush Your Next Adventure Goals

Choosing Simple Endurance Means You Want to Focus on the Process of Training, Not Just Results Finding a cycling coach or a running coach to help you find your challenges and reach your biking, running, or endurance sport goals can be tough. You need to find someone who understands your goals, your needs, and your…

Discover New Strength and Mobility With Yoga Course

Yoga For Cyclists, Runners, and Others in a Six-Week Course to Strengthen Joints and Muscles First Class Free with Email Signup! Do your hips and back hurt after a workout? Does your lower back, shoulders, and/or neck hurt after a workout?  Is your posture getting worse as you bike more? Do your hips and shoulders…

Three Simple Ways to Find Motivation to Train with No Events

Is Training With No Events Discouraging?  Most of us need ways to find motivation to keep pushing ourselves in training with no events on the schedule. I’ve heard from so many clients at the gym that they lost motivation back in April, and can’t stomach the idea of starting over again. So they do little…

Unlock How Cycling Helps You Crush Your Weight Loss Goals

Bicycling and Other Endurance Sports Can Help Us With Our Physical, Mental, and Emotional Fitness Riding a bicycle keeps me sane. No, really. Ask my wife. If I go more than a few days without pedaling a bicycle, I get a “little irritable.” She’s being kind. Cycling has always had a huge mental, physical, and…

Targeting Strength Training and Nutrition for Women Get Solid Results!

Strength Training for Women and a Focus on Women’s Nutrition and Fitness Develops Performance Among all the advice from Dr. Stacy Sims in her book Roar, I took away three key thoughts: One, lift heavy weights to develop strength training for women Two, consume more protein to develop women’s nutrition and fitness Three, utilize your…

Four Tested Ways to Improve Performance During Your Menstrual Cycle

Women Can Use Hormone Levels to Actually Improve Training During Their Menstrual Cycle One of the most useful ideas in Dr. Stacy Sims’ book Roar is that women don’t need to avoid or try to alter their menstrual cycle to perform at their best.  While the high-hormone pre-menstrual phase can cause more fatigue and a…

Your Butt is a Steering Wheel; Make Sure It’s Got Power!

Female Athletes Need a Strong Core for Stability, Mobility, and Strength How can women get a stronger core for increased stability and proper movement? Dr. Stacy Sims says that a strong core (abs, obliques, glutes, hips, and back) is essential to staying injury-free as well as perform your best. Women generate the majority of their…

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…

Joy the Downward Dog Has Fitness Goals. Do You?

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