By Coach John Hughes Stretching regularly will relieve tightness, increase your comfort on the bike and improve your recovery. The following program takes about 10 minutes per session. You’ll get results with just three sessions a week. Your muscles have a natural range of motion (ROM) that is a result of your genetics. The ROM differs among individuals. You can’t … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Flexibility in 30 Minutes a Week
Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Almost four years ago now, my friend Bruce L. Ross, who lives just down the street from me, contributed a 2-part story about converting his Colnago to a hybrid brake setup with a disc up front and the stock rim brake in the rear. As I said introducing Bruce at the time, I love a great upgrade story. If you do, too, here’s part … [Read more...] about Different Discs: Yokozuna’s Ultimo Cable-Actuated Hydraulic Disc Brakes
By Martin Sigrist Takeaway: Power based training introduced a variety of new concepts and acronyms. This is the first of an occasional series that will explain these in plain English. TSS or Training Stress Score is the first as it is fundamental. It is an objective measure of how much stress a workout causes. This is of importance because the essence of getting fitter … [Read more...] about Power Training Terminology Explained: What’s TSS?
by Gabe Mirkin, M.D. In the 1920s, experiments suggested that the accumulation of lactic acid in the bloodstream interfered with a person’s ability to exercise by causing muscles to stop contracting. However, Carl and Gerty Cori won the 1947 Nobel Prize for discovering the “Cori Cycle,” in which lactic acid produced by reduced oxygen levels from intense exercise may be good … [Read more...] about How We Learned That Lactic Acid Is Good For You
By Sheri Rosenbaum It’s been almost two years since my last Bikase review when the company’s owner contacted me with a few new products to test. Like the Beetle X phone case, these seat pack samples were well made, durable, functional, and affordably priced. … [Read more...] about Bikase Seat Bag Roundup Review