Trying out rollers for winter training. We all know that nothing can beat the real deal – tailwinds, long climbs, and the wind in our hair – but to get the most out of the riding season we have to put in a bit of winter training. Once you decide that riding during the off […]
ASK A TOUR LEADER: CORE TRAINING FOR CYCLISTS.
It’s hard not to have heard about core training. But what is it and how exactly does it benefit cyclists? Our core is not what we typically think of – it’s not just your abdominal muscles or having a flat stomach. Your core is a group of muscles that form a band around your […]
HOW BIG IS YOUR BUT?
Is your “but” getting in the way of your ride? You can come up with a million excuses as to why you “shouldn’t” be taking the time to get on your bike for a few miles each day….work and family responsibilities are easy targets. You truly feel them as real things you can’t take time […]
EXERCISING YOUR CHANGE MUSCLE.
GET WITH THE PROGRAM! My job as your “Derailleur” is to remind you if you want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer – look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular physical activity are hard to ignore. But let’s address the most forgotten and underdeveloped muscle in […]