Cycling


How to Prepare for a Century Ride

  

Whether it’s your first century or your 20th, many of the same training rules apply. However, depending on the type of rider you are (say a weekend warrior versus a mostly indoor session-only type), you may have to prioritize certain types of workouts in order to prepare in the most efficient way possible.


How Zwift Academy, TrainingPeaks and the CANYON//SRAM Racing Team are Modernizing Talent Identification Programs

  

When 38-year-old Leah Thorvilson—a former elite marathon runner with relatively little cycling experience—joined the 2016 Zwift Academy, she was simply looking for a way to rehab from surgery. What she got instead was a pro cycling contract and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


Power Analysis: Cannondale-Drapac’s Will Clarke at Milan San Remo

  

In his first Milan San Remo, Cannondale-Drapac’s Will Clarke managed to get in the main break early on and stay in it for most of this grueling, 291-kilometer long spring classic. Here’s an inside look into what his power file tells us about his race.


How Road Cyclists Can Use Off-Road Riding to Get Stronger

  

Getting off the road and hitting the dirt can improve your bike handling skills, build explosive power and increase pedaling efficiency.


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3 High-Cadence Cycling Workouts for Base Training

  

High-cadence cycling can enhance your cardiovascular fitness and save your legs during long training sessions. Here are three different types of high-cadence workouts to include in your base training.


All-Out Miracle Intervals to Improve Average Power for Endurance Events

  

These high-intensity, short duration intervals are a great way to increase your power output and increase motor unit activation compared to endurance training alone.


Early Season Speed Part 2: When to Begin Incorporating Bike Speed Work

  

By adding speed work, or more accurately threshold work into your training now, you can improve your ability to pace yourself more efficiently. Here are some tips on how to do it.


Is Running Good for a Cyclist?

  

While running uses different types of muscle recruitment, depending on the type of riding you do it can be a valuable addition to your early season training when applied correctly.


Nordic Skiing 101 For the Triathlete or Cyclist

  

Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the snow for Nordic skiing, which is both a whole body strength workout and great cardiovascular exercise. Here's the 4-1-1 on how to get started.


5 Tips For Sticking to Your Training Plan

  

You have your "A" race in mind and training is likely underway, so don't let your goal slip away because you didn't have a clear plan of action for how to stay motivated.


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