A very common complaint from cyclists is cycling hip pain. This post has a video showing three simple hip stretches that almost miraculously cured my own debilitating and very painful cycling hip pain.
Riding a bike is a great way to get fit. Just getting on a bike and riding it somewhere will give you exercise, and exercise is always good. So, if you want to get fitter and healthier, and fight aging, riding a bike will help. However, like everything, you can work hard, or you can work smart. And it turns out that interval training on a bike is the smart way to get fitter faster, burn more calories, fight stress and aging, and control blood sugar levels. Read our post to learn more about the exciting benefits of interval training on your bike. It includes the top 7 reasons to do interval training on your bike!
This post will help you to pick the perfect cycling training plan, as it includes links to our most popular and successful bike training plans. Whether you are a complete beginner, an intermediate cyclist, or even quite advanced, we have a plan for you!
Many cyclists suffer from lack of flexibility and poor posture, and many of us suffer injuries. Stretching is the best way to combat these problems. This post explains the 10 best stretches for cyclists, and shows how they target the key parts of a cyclist’s body. Start with 10 minutes a day, 4-5 times a week and you will very quickly start seeing and feeling improvements. As a bonus, you will also be able to cycle more efficiently!
It is not always possible to bike outdoors. Luckily, it always possible to cycle indoors, with a stationary bike. You could for example join a spin class at the local gym. But when you are just getting started with biking, it can be intimidating to join a class of elite athletes. Fortunately, you can get started on your own stationary bike at home. This post provides a guide to stationary bikes, so you can decide which kind would suit you best.