The big day is here! Any competitive event comes with a certain amount of nervousness and proper preparation is vital the day of a race. Here's a handy list of items to consider...
Even as unstructured as I tend to be in regards to race training, there are a few things that I do my best to adhere to when it comes to the days before a competitive event.
Boys Beware! This is about to get knee-deep in girly talk, so consider yourself forewarned! For years I would periodically worry that, for some unknown reason; all my strength had gone, maybe I was sick, over-trained, or that I was suddenly and mysteriously out of shape. I would FREAK out! Because I’m ‘type A’ and … Continue reading Training Tips: Cycling with your Cycle
I think it's totally appropriate for me to write about cycling nutrition having just eaten the better part of a piece of cheesecake after dinner. Heck, if that was the nutrition plan everyone would sign up! I'd be rich ... and fat - very, very fat. Here's some basic tips for good diet to enhance your athletic performance.
Ah, the scenery, the challenge, and the thrills! Love ‘em or hate ‘em: it’s important for every cyclist to become comfortable or at least acquainted with riding what most cyclist call The Rollers (aka: 'hills' - not indoor training!). Here’s a few tips from someone that has gone from being a hater to a lover. … Continue reading Training Tips | Riding in Rolling Hills
Cycling and coffee, like Forrest Gump said: “go together like peas and carrots”. There’s a time-honored tradition of caffeine swilling in the long history of the bicycle, and it’s just as prevalent today. Actually: some may not consider you a ‘true’ cyclist if you don’t drink coffee! I’m sure there is something in the Velominati … Continue reading Coffee & Cycling: The Dynamic Duo