How to Eat Optimally For Cycling as You Grow Older

There was a recent article in CyclingWeekly (UK) that outline a few essential points on aging and exercise Essential points You may require fewer calories as you get older You’ll need more protein to offset age-related muscle loss and ‘anabolic resistance’ Consuming omega-3 fats and vitamin D becomes more important Thirst becomes a less reliable…… Continue reading How to Eat Optimally For Cycling as You Grow Older

Effective Cycling

"In cycling, practical experience still outruns science." Bradley Wiggins’ amazing Tour de France and Olympic gold medal wins has inspired us to take a break from swimming posts to dive back into John Forester’s Effective Cycling. Here’s an excerpt from Forester’s “The Physiology and Technique of Hard Riding” chapter: Abilities of Cyclists Cycling is by…… Continue reading Effective Cycling

Time to Drop the Fork and the Competition

Image via Wikipedia I wanted an inspirational piece of advice to begin the new year with and this article Back in Racing Form After Dropping the Fork published in the NYTimes.  They have a clever picture on the front page, and a great article about a racer getting back in the game at the old…… Continue reading Time to Drop the Fork and the Competition