By Coach John Hughes As an RBR reader you probably know the major factors that affect how long you will live: Smoking shortens the life expectancy of 30-year-old men by 6.6 years and women by 5.5 years.Diabetes shortens the life expectancy of 30-year-old men by 6.5 years and women by 5.3 years.Heavy stress shortens the life expectancy of 30-year-old men by 2.8 years and … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging: Too Much Stress Shortens Your Life
By Sheri Rosenbaum Hot Stiff sole for better power transferComfortable from the very first ridePerforated upper increases breathabilityBOA IP1 dial for easy two-way fit adjustmentsAsymmetrical closure reduces hot spotsHeal cups and no-slip lining keeps heal in place throughout entire pedal strokeTachyon rubber outsole provides traction on the toughest … [Read more...] about Bontrager Cambion MTB Shoes Review
By Sheri Rosenbaum I’m a big peanut butter and jelly fan and often consume it on rides over 40 miles as part of my “on the bike” nutrition. This summer my friend Jenn taught me to make PB&J with sandwich thins and freeze them overnight. On warm summer days the frozen sandwich slowly thaws in your back jersey pocket and is ready for eating by mid ride. … [Read more...] about Once Again Nut Butters – Quick Review
By Menachem Brodie The question of whether to lift or ride first is one that nearly every rider who is using strength training has asked themselves. While we may not think that the order has an huge impact, it can in fact be a pretty large factor in whether you stay healthy, or open yourself up to an injury -- especially for riders over the age of 50. … [Read more...] about Riding or Strength Training? Which Should You Do First?
QUESTION: My cycling buddies say I should be doing intervals if I want to become a better cyclist. But I find them boring and painful. Can I just race on Zwift instead? - Landon J RBR REPLIES: Why ride painful intervals when you can simply race on Zwift to increase your fitness? If you're training so that you can race better, wouldn't it make more sense to just train by … [Read more...] about Zwift Races vs. Intervals: Which is better for fitness?