By Rick Schultz During my bike fits, one of the value added benefits I provide my clients is to show them how to sit correctly and pedal effectively on their bikes. Coupled with correctly-sized crank arms, they cannot believe how much easier and pain-free cycling is. … [Read more...] about Pelvic Rotation for Cycling Comfort and Efficiency
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By Coach John Hughes I’m 71 and have been coaching for 25 years. I could retire; however, I enjoy the intellectual stimulation of coaching and the personal satisfaction of helping riders achieve their goals. In addition to personal clients I enjoy writing for RBR because of the interesting questions I get from you. … [Read more...] about Ask the Coach
By Coach John Hughes Baseball great Yogi Berra said, “Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” In my almost 50 years of riding I’ve found that mental skills are at least as important as physical fitness. Mental skills are just like cycling skills; they take practice. I work with each of my clients to learn the skills that he or she needs for success. … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: 8 Tips to Ride Smarter
By Arnie Baker, MD Focus has intensity, width, direction, and relevance. Athletes can learn to intensify, narrow, internalize, and associate their focus and thereby improve their performance. Learning focused, coordinated breathing is one of the best tools to achieve this gain. … [Read more...] about Focus and Breathing on the Bike
QUESTION: Climbing kills my legs. On a long hill or a sequence of short climbs, I can feel my strength ebb. What's the best way to ride a hill, and how can I build strength and stamina? -- David W. … [Read more...] about How Can I Get Stronger on Hills?