Training

15 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere, Anytime

It can be hard to fit a workout into a busy schedule. From long work hours, to sick children, and even sitting in traffic, our daily lives can practically forbid us from having a great workout. Luckily for those of us with hectic lives, there are exercises that can be done anywhere, at anytime,...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Spinning Workout

Most of the time, getting yourself to a workout class in between early morning meetings and your 18th bridal shower of the year feels remotely impossible. Which is why when it comes to finding the time to get your sweat on, we don't blame you for wanting to get the most out of your workout with...

How Cyclists Can Get Fit – And Fast!

The common impression of cyclists is that they are all fit. While this may be true for some, not all of us are svelte. And if something happens and we need to get into shape fast, we panic. Do we change our routine? Do we add in another exercise? Is cutting sugar enough? You...

The Top Essential Foods For Marathoners

20 We all love food, right? Well did you know that certain foods fuel your body to perform in a tough environment? It's true: The vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fatty acids provide your body a goldmine of support when you are exercising hard, or even running a marathon. Below are the best foods that will...

The Best Cycling Workout

According to a new study, three sessions of sprint interval training—an extreme form of high intensity interval training—are as effective as longer endurance exercise. (Click here to read up on all the details.)Here, Rachel Buschert Vaziralli, Schwinn Master Trainer, and New York City-based group fitness instructor and trainer shares a killer interval workout so...

The Best Cycling Cities in the USA

Cycling is great where ever you are - but let's face it: Some places are better than others. Some have cleaner air, some have better bike-friendly highways, and some have better scenery. The choice is ultimately up to you, but you do have many choices throughout the USA to go on a cycling adventure....

Low Fat Versus High Fat: The Best Diet For Cyclists Is…

Whether you’re looking to improve performance or shed pounds, you’ve likely heard someone mention a high-fat/low-carb or high-carb/low-fat diet. Both diets get media hype (one more than the other, depending on the week), which caused us to wonder: Which is better for cyclists? It turns out that—no surprise—the answer isn’t as clear as we...

Performance Technologies That Will Change The Way You Ride

When you think of cycling, you may not think of technology. However, times are changing and you should consider the techie options that can boost your performance. From clothing that can detect your temperature to pedals that make you more efficient, there are numerous technological advances that can help you improve your game. Below...

Peter Sagan against disc brakes in a mixed peloton

The world champion has used a Specialized disc brake bike in training several times so far this season but has always switched to rim brakes for races. He is not against disc brakes per se and understands the advantages, having used them in mountain bike races, but would simply like to see all of...

Exercise works by stimulating NERVES, not just muscles, study finds

It is common knowledge that lifting weights increases strength — but it has never really been determined just how much and how often people should lift. New data reveals that while light weight lifting builds muscle mass, heavy weight lifting makes muscles stronger. The reason behind this, researchers say, is due to the neural connections the...
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