Posts by Jason Boynton

Racing Cyclocross in the Cold Part 3


In the final installment of how to race cyclocross in the cold, Coach Jason Boynton lays out what to avoid on race day.

Racing Cyclocross in the Cold Part 2


A proper warm-up and the right clothing can make all the difference when racing in the cold. Follow these guidelines to be ready before and during your race.

Racing Cyclocross in the Cold: The Basics of Thermoregulation


Staying warm but not overheating is a key component to racing well in the cold. Learn more about how you can help your body regulate temperature and be fully prepared to race when the temperature is low.

Exercise Metabolism For Cyclists


While riding a bike is a simple process, what is happening to produce the energy needed to pedal is anything but. This article gives you a broken down and simplified way to learn more about the physiology of cycling.

3 Steps to Becoming a Better Cyclist


Exercise physiologist and coach Jason Boynton swears that this is the last "how to become a better cyclist" list you'll ever have to read. Learn the essentials of getting faster.

Will Big Lungs Make You A Better Cyclist?


Does the size of your lungs have anything to do with your performance? Find out.

What’s Your Power User Category?


Racing categories for competitive cyclists are a big thing. This system of ranking gives the athlete something to strive for, as well as a type of metaphorical badge to wear that indicates their cycling prowess. Racing categories are something the competitive cyclist just gets. On the other hand, understanding power isn’t always as intrinsic for many racers. Here's how to find your power user category.