By Coach Robert Wilhite At the ending of my last post, I alluded to writing a series about riding with a motorist mentality. If you didn't read that post, I hope you do, because it sort of set the stage for this series. Many cyclists, family and friends (especially in metro Atlanta) found out on Facebook I was hit by a car on March 8th of this year. It should have either … [Read more...] about Part 2: Why is Riding With A Cyclist Mentality Dangerous?
Trying Out Camelbak and Orange Mud Hydration Packs on the Road
By Sheri Rosenbaum I stopped using hydration packs over 20 years ago because I never liked any of the designs. The old packs used just hang on your shoulders, shift around during pedaling, and required removal to access nutrition, phone or what not. … [Read more...] about Trying Out Camelbak and Orange Mud Hydration Packs on the Road
Resistance Training for Endurance Sports
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. A recent review of 22 scientific studies shows that adding a resistance program such as lifting weights to endurance sports such as running or cycling can increase muscle size and strength, with greater benefit from low volume, high-resistance weight lifting than high volume, lower-resistance exercise (Human Movement, July 23, 2020;21(4);18-29). It … [Read more...] about Resistance Training for Endurance Sports