Cycling Versus Stationary Exercise Training

As you go about getting your cardio training in, you may start to wonder what the best method of cardio exercise is. Should you choose one over the other? The debate is often between running and using a stationary exercise trainer, but what about cycling? Where does it fit in? If

Endurance Hour: 5 Things Every Beginner Endurance Cyclist Should Know

In this era of hectic lifestyle, long working hours, frequent business travels, intake of processed and junk food and a persistent habit of skipping meals, your decision to step up as an enthusiastic endurance cyclist may demand some lifestyle changes. While an inherent zeal for fitness and athletic perseverance are

Endurance Hour: Cycling Nutrition, Eating on the Bike

Cycling Nutrition: Eating on the Bike with Wendy Mader

From "Tuned into Cycling": The information in this post has been revised and enhanced in Nutrition for Cyclists: Eating and Drinking Before, During and After the Ride which can be purchased on  The enhancements include increased attention given to how fats are processed during the ride, an easy-to-calculate metric for evaluating whether

Endurance Hour: 5 Workouts for the Time Crunched Cyclist

Written by Coach Taylor Thomas, Thomas Endurance Coaching Most people are trying to get 1,000 things done each day. If you’re a cyclist, one of those things is usually to try and ride your bike. Although, it’s not always as easy as it sounds. Between work, family and other extra curricular

Endurance Hour: 5 Cycling Skills Every Bike Rider Needs

Endurance Hour: 5 Cycling Skills Every Bike Rider Needs

Road cycling, and road racing, isn't just about fitness – it's also about your skills. Look at the best pros – especially the sprinters like Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan – they are all highly skilled athletes and incredible at bike handling.  (Also See: Cycling Made Easy: 4 Week Training Plans) While

Endurance Hour: 6 Popular Bike Work Stand Comparisons

Endurance Hour: 6 Popular Bike Work Stand Comparisons

Home bicycle repairs require that you mount your bike on some type of bicycle work stand, unless you want to put strain on your bike's components and your back while you work on your two wheeled vehicle. A bike work stand can be many things. It may be something you

Endurance Hour: Tips for Riding a Bicycle on a Busy Road

Riding a bicycle either as a sport, recreational exercise or as a means of transportation is becoming popular these days. More often, cyclists choose roads with less traffic. However, when it cannot be avoided, some bicycle riders have to go through busy streets and bike their way through traffic. When riding

Endurance Hour: How to Bike More Efficiently

How to Bike More Efficiently

The first step in being efficient on your bike is to have a professional bike fit. A good fit may include changes in your saddle height, fore/aft position, stem length, seat angle, stack and reach. All are important for comfort, aerodynamics and producing more force to your pedals. Once you know