January 25, 2024
Anti-Aging: Lessons from 80, 90 and 100-year-olds.
By Coach John Hughes
Here’s what we can learn from three only chronologically old athletes. All three are relatively late bloomers. Read more.
Help Take A Bike Out Of Crime
Jim’s Tech Talk
By Jim Langley
You’re reading this so I think it’s a safe bet that you’re a lot like me when it comes to bikes and cycling. Which makes me curious to find out if we have the same bicycle nightmare.
Mine goes like this. Read more.
Osmo Nutrition Active Hydration and Rapid Recovery – Quick Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum
I was introduced to Osmo Nutrition years ago after attending an event where co-founder Dr. Stacy Sims spoke about hydration, product innovations, and clean living. She shared her innovative approach to exercise hydration, focusing on low-calorie electrolyte drinks more easily absorbed than sugary exercise drinks. Sims has moved on from Osmo, but the company continues to follow this approach. Read more.
What kind of bike bag is best for carrying my stuff on a ride?
QUESTION: What kind of bike bag is best for carrying my stuff on a ride? I see seatbags of all different sizes when I’m out riding, but I also have started to see people riding with bags on their front handlebars, which seems more convenient. Some people even have bags on their top tube. What’s the right choice? —John R. Read more.
5 Easy Homemade Energy Gel Recipes
By Marc Sexton
Traditional energy gels may be convenient to purchase, but the cost can add up pretty quickly. Plus they’re often a pain to deal with while riding, creating sticky hands and pockets and producing a lot of garbage. For rides lasting longer an hour or two, I prefer to fill a small, reusable, semi-rigid gel flask. Read more.
Cycling Past 50, 60 and Beyond Bundle
In this 3-article series, Cycling Past 50, 60 and Beyond, Coach John Hughes shares his personal insight and the current research into how different physiological systems worsen with age. In Fit for Life, he shows you that by exercising in different ways you can stay fitter than if you just ride your road bike. In Peak Fitness, he provides specific week-by-week workouts designed to make any rider a better, fitter cyclist. And in Training with Intensity, he explains the physiological benefits of riding with intensity; doing some hard riding slows the aging process and delivers an array of benefits at any age.
Question of the Week
What kind of tubes do you run on your road bike?
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