QUESTION: How long should I wait after eating to work out? I often ride or lift weights in the evenings after dinner, because that works best with my work schedule. - Rob F RBR ANSWER: The answer varies depending on what kind and intensity of exercise you are talking about. Some cyclists, for example, particularly when riding with others, will pedal to a distant restaurant, … [Read more...] about How long to wait after eating to work out?
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By Martin Sigrist My other sport is golf. While there may not be an obvious connection to cycling, a few do exist. Here are a couple. … [Read more...] about “Golf Lessons” for Cyclists
By Coach John Hughes You're a cyclist in your 50s and older. Your goals are to be a good cyclist, healthy and fit for many years to come. To reach your goals, knowing what not to do is as important as knowing what to do. 1. Ignoring the training paradigm Training stress (physiological overload) + rest = success (improvement). As you adapt to your riding or other … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: 8 Exercise Mistakes Older Riders Make
Jim’s Tech Talk Jim Langley RBR reader, David Stihler, who only lives a few miles away from me (we’ve never met), reached out last week asking about my cycling streak in relation to his riding. I have gotten lots of questions about my obsession over the years and it’s been some time since I’ve talked about it here. So, I’ll reply to David this week. My answers … [Read more...] about A Fitness Q&A about My Cycling Streak
By Greg Conderacci “Never give up.” “Quitters never win; winners never quit.” “Pain is temporary. Glory lasts forever.” We’ve all heard that stuff. And, if you’re like me, you hate to quit. But sometimes, I have to remind myself: THIS IS JUST A BIKE RIDE. I try to put aside the machismo (my friends jokingly call it “Conderaccismo”) and pack it in, guilt … [Read more...] about When to Quit (On or Off the Bike)