Category: Women Athletes

Want to Maximize the Cycling Benefits for Seniors?

Get Your Butt in the Gym to do Strength Training for Cyclists Over 50 As a nearly 60-year old cyclist, I hate to see “over 50” and “senior” in the same headline. One of the cycling benefits for seniors is building increased endurance. But the reality is that bicycling is a non-weight-bearing sport, which means…

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…

Run Less, Run Harder in Successful Endurance Training Plan

How to increase stamina for running to build aerobic capacity, strength, and speed One of the longest traditions in the world of running is to run lots and lots of miles to get faster and improve race times. But so many miles takes a lot of time and takes a toll on your body. What…

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…

Wearing a Mask May Actually Deliver Growth in Lung Capacity

Face Masks Improve Breathing by Increasing Lung Capacity We are going to be – and should be – wearing masks for several months yet into 2021.  Instead of fighting against the public health and medical officials, people who refuse to wear masks should instead know that masks improve breathing capacity! In fact, people pay a…

New Research is Absolutely Clear: Lift More Less

Effective Strength Training for Cyclists, Runners Means Fewer Reps, Heavier Weights The science is absolutely clear: Strength training for cyclists and strength training for runners works and is critical for improved performance. And the recent research suggests we should be lifting heavier weights with fewer reps. And as an older athlete, I’m doing less volume…

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…

Joy the Downward Dog Has Fitness Goals. Do You?

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