Cycling Pre-ride Bike Check It’s always good habit to do a quick check of your gear before you head out on the road or trail. Here are a few things I recommend you take a quick look at to ensure your safety and enjoy a fun trouble free ride. This is especially important if you haven’t […]
Sore Muscles? Try this.
Sore Muscles, Have You Tried Tiger Balm? This stuff is thebombdotcom! Whenever I have sore achy muscles after a hard workout, race or sporting event, I use Tiger Balm painrelieving ointment is a topical pain relieving ointment, this stuff works. I don’t know how but it’s almost magical. I’ve tried pretty much every sports rub […]
CTS: Field Test Instructions
Over the years as a cyclist and USA Cycling Certified Coach I have tested several training plans and philosophies and always come back to the CTS training system created by Chris Carmichael. Before I became a Coach I was trained and worked with a CTS Coach and really learned to understand and appreciate this training […]
8 Min Stretch Routine for Cyclists
Try this simple 8 min routine after your next ride! Stretch 5-7 days a week for maximum benefit or minimum after each training session. Hold each stretch for 15-30 seconds. Stretches can be repeated 1-2 x’s Use slow controlled movement, never jerky or sudden. This could cause injury. NEVER stretch a cold muscle!!! EVER!!!! It’s […]
The Fit Cyclist 4-6 wk Training Plan A
The Fit Cyclist 4-6 wk Training Plan A For Who: ALL LEVELS-Charity Riders, MTB, Cyclocross, Road Time: 30-90 min or 5-8 hrs a week Here is a simple training plan you can use for 4-6 weeks to lay down a solid foundation to complete your local charity rides or just getting in shape to ride […]
The Lil’ Killer- Upper 5min Workout
5 Minute Upper Body Workout Awwwww the Lil’ Killer how cute…or is it?! Here is my quick little 5 min workout you can add into your daily workout or throw down at the office. 5min is all it takes or try doing 2-3 sets of this little routine for a killer upper body workout.
Beachbody Performance Line-Recharge
Beachbody Performance Line-Recharge The fourth product in the Performance Line is RECHARGE. Recharge is a supplement designed to be taken within one hour of going to bed to prevent “wake-up soreness” that can happen 24-48 hours after a workout. Recharge contains slow-release casein protein to increase muscle synthesis and decrease muscle breakdown that can happen […]
Weights or Cardio First?
Weights or Cardio First? The question is always: Should I start my workout with strength or cardio? The answer: It’s best to start with the weights. If you are working on lightening up and slimming down, weights before cardio works best. So here is why: If you start your workout with weights, then by the time […]
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