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What is a Good Average Cadence For Cycling

What Is a Good Average Cadence for Cycling?

When it comes to cycling, there’s a lot to learn. When I first started, I was overwhelmed with information from fellow riders about how I could improve and what they thought was right and wrong. Surprisingly, a lot of the information I got was excellent, but some couldn’t have been more wrong.
One subject that came up a lot was cadence. Some cyclists told me I needed to have a high cadence, while others said low was much better. A decade on, after hundreds of thousands of miles on the bike, sport and fitness qualifications, and lots of time with cycling experts, I now have a much better idea of the correct answer.

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How Many Calories To Eat Per Hour When Cycling

How Many Calories To Eat Per Hour Cycling?

When riding your bike, there’s much more to think about than just pedaling. You need to know how to fix your bike if you have punctures, know what to carry in case of adverse weather, and, even more vital, know where the best coffee is in your local area.
As a cycling coach and very seasoned ultra cyclist over my many years on the bike, I have noticed that the biggest challenge for many cyclists is eating enough while riding on the bike. It’s not rare for even the best cyclists to bonk sometimes, and cycling nutrition will always be an ongoing battle for many.

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How To Improve VO2 Max Cycling

How To Improve VO2 Max Cycling

Cycling is an incredible sport, and it’s becoming more popular daily. It’s one of the best forms of exercise and low impact on the body. There are many reasons that people take up cycling. It might be to socialize, get in better shape, or even improve their fitness to a higher level.
VO2 max is a good way to see how good your cardiovascular fitness is. It can be tested to see if you’re making progress in your training, and you can see where you stack up against your fellow riders and friends.

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How To Train For High Altitude Cycling

How To Train For High Altitude Cycling

Cycling is an amazing form of exercise and has the ability to take you to some amazing places. As a cyclist who has been lucky enough to go to places all over the world, I have learned some amazing lessons. The biggest lesson being to train hard and be prepared for anything.
This couldn’t be truer when it comes to cycling at altitude. When I first did it in the Alps, then later in South America, I was shocked at how unprepared I was and how different it was compared to cycling at sea level.

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How To Increase Watts Cycling

How to Increase Watts: Boost Your Cycling Power

Cycling is an excellent way to stay fit and improve your overall health. In time many cyclists seek ways to amplify their performance and ride faster. One key indicator of cycling performance is your ability to generate watts. Watts measure how much power you produce while pedaling your bike, and higher wattage means that you can ride faster and more efficiently. By increasing your cycling watts, you can enhance your fitness and overall cycling experience.

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Tour De France prize money

Tour de France Prize Money: A Comprehensive Breakdown for 2023

The Tour de France is not only a prestigious cycling event but also offers substantial prize money for the competitors. As one of the most iconic races in the world, the Tour de France attracts top cyclists from around the globe who vie for the chance to claim glory, fame, and financial rewards on the challenging and picturesque course.

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Cycling Training Plan

Cycling Training Plan: Boost Performance with Expert our Tips

Cycling is a rewarding and enjoyable sport that offers numerous health benefits and can be easily incorporated into your daily routine. However, to unlock your full potential and truly excel at cycling, it’s essential to have a well-structured training plan. A comprehensive cycling training plan not only helps improve your overall performance but also ensures that you train efficiently and safely while progressively developing your skills on the bike.

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Is Cycling Good For Weight Loss

Is Cycling Good for Weight Loss? Effective Strategies and Tips

Cycling is a fantastic way to shed those extra pounds while enjoying fresh air and the great outdoors. With its low impact nature, cycling provides an effective cardiovascular workout that can boost your heart and lung health, improve your blood flow, and build muscle strength. As you pedal your way through various terrains, you’ll be pleased to know that cycling is not only enjoyable but also highly effective in your weight loss journey.

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What Muscles Does Biking Work

What Muscles Does Biking Work?

Cycling is an amazing sport and, as a form of exercise, has many benefits. Not only is it low impact and burns a lot of calories, but it can take you out into nature exploring. One of the best things about cycling is the amount of muscles it utilizes while doing it.

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Gravel Bike vs. Road Bike

Gravel Bike vs. Road Bike: Which Is The Bike For You?

Home Gravel Bike vs. Road Bike: Which Is The Bike For You? Table of Contents Picking the right bike for you can be challenging. With so many different types of bikes available and a lot of different types of riding you can do, it does get overwhelming. We are often asked by our amazing readers if they should ride a

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Brick Workout

Brick Workouts Are They Right For You?

Keeping fit comes with a huge amount of benefits. Not only does it keep you in shape, but it promotes a longer life and makes you feel good. People train in many different ways, and new methods are coming out regularly. One style of training that has been getting a lot of attention recently is brick workouts.

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How Long Does It Take To Bike a Mile

How Long Does It Take To Bike A Mile?

Our amazing readers often ask us many interesting questions, but one in particular, which comes up often, is, “How long does it take to bike a mile?” Although it sounds fairly simple to answer, it’s actually a little more complicated than you might think.

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Bike Tire Valve Types

Bike Tire Valve Types: Presta, Dunlop & Schrader Valves

Cycling is trickier than it seems at first glance. Not only does it make for strenuous exercise, demanding more than just moving your legs, but it also requires maintenance knowledge if you want your bike to go far. Being able to put your bike chain back in place on the fly will come in handy, as will knowing how to change an inner tube.

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Adult Training Wheels

Adult Training Wheels: Learning to Cycle

It can be easy to view cycling as something you learn while young and develop as you age, or you never touch it at all. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, cycling is a sport that you can pick up at any stage in your life, whether it be a tricycle as a toddler, or a starter bike in your sixties. As long as you have the will to learn, and the discipline to practice regularly, age is no major barrier.

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Bike Cassette

Bike Cassettes: What Every Cyclist Should Know

If you are looking to purchase a new bike, or to do a bit of maintenance on one you already own, you’ve probably come across a bunch of cyclist jargon. One of the more common terms you might have encountered is “cassette”. But what exactly is a bike cassette, and why does the term show up so often?

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Average Bicycle Speed

What Is The Average Bicycle Speed?

Cycling alone is a pleasant experience, especially when you take a trip into nature. You’re able to ride at your own pace, take in the sights, have as many stops as you like, and head home when you please. That said, sometimes it’s nice to share the joy of cycling with a few friends, or a local cycling group.

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Peloton Workout

Building a Peloton Workout Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Building a Peloton Workout Plan: Everything You Need to Know Table of Contents There are so many health benefits that come from sticking to a regular exercise regime such as a Peloton workout plan. From boosting your mental health with feel-good endorphins through to improving your strength and fitness, exercising regularly can transform your physical and psychological health. When it

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Proper Cycle Form

How To Develop Proper Cycling Form

If you’ve cycled for any length of time, you’ll know it isn’t quite as easy as it looks. It isn’t as simple as saddle up and pedal; while this can make for a pleasant casual ride, you won’t improve your skills as a cyclist this way. Just like any sport or practical skill, you’ll need to practice, and developing a proper cycle form is the best place to start.

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What Is a Tabata Ride?

One of the best aspects of cycling is the exercise. It’s engaging, gets you out in the great outdoors, and gets you fit quickly, if you put the effort in. However, it isn’t quite so great when the rain starts to pour, or gusts of wind make a riding outside simply unenjoyable.

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