Health

Video: Why Do Cyclists Need Salt?

Why do cyclists need more salt? While the world is busy being told they get too much salt in their diet, athletes need a different message. An athlete loses approximately 70 mg of sodium per liter of sweat during cycling training. If you are eating a healthy diet of non-processed foods, protein, vegetables, and...

5 Awesome Reasons to Cycle on Your Own

  Are you a big fan of group cycling? Many people are. Group cycling is fun and motivating. Not only do you have someone else, or several others, to talk to you, you also have built-in accountability partners. If you have a tendency not to push yourself, having accountability partners is a great way to...

Can You Get Health Benefits from an Electric Bicycle?

Could an electric bike help jump-start your exercise routine? Many people, who don’t exercise, indicate a couple of reasons they don't exercise. One reason is due to not enough time and the other is not being physically fit enough to do it. It can be difficult for a busy person to find that extra...

Annoying Cyclists: 10 Annoying Cyclists that Suck the Joy Out of Your Cycling Group

Do you belong to a cycling group? While there are numerous benefits of cycling alone, cycling with a group is a lot of fun and great for motivation. However, there are several downfalls in group cycling. Or rather, there are several types of people that suck the joy out of cycling.You know who I’m...

Cycling: Are You Guilty of Overtraining?

Are you guilty of overtraining? Cyclists and other endurance athletes have a common problem. They are obsessed with getting better. As a cyclist, you enjoy pushing yourself to get faster and go longer. Good deal, right? Yes and no. The problem with cycling faster and longer is that you might not give yourself enough...

Cycling: Is Cycling Having a Negative Impact on Your Sex Life?

Is cycling having a negative impact on your sex life? There are numerous health benefits of cycling. Some of the different health benefits of cycling include improved cardiovascular health, weight loss, decreased bad cholesterol and improved blood pressure. In addition, there are several physical fitness benefits of cycling including increased muscle strength, reduced stress,...

Cyclists: Symptoms and Remedies for Dehydration

As a cyclist, are you familiar with the symptoms of dehydration? If not, you should be wary of dehydration as a cyclist. At some point when riding, you will face dehydration either in yourself or one of your fellow rider. What is dehydration? Dehydration is the process of using or losing too much fluid...

Cycling: Symptoms of Carb Deficiency in Cyclists

As a cyclist, if you are doing a low carbohydrate diet, you could end up with symptoms of a carb deficiency. With more people participating in the keto diet, you may be tempted to reduce your carb intake. Why are people reducing their carb intake? These people feel that by eating carbs they are...

Ways that Cycling Improves Your Health

Do you love cycling? Would you still go cycling if there were no health benefits? You’re an avid lover of cycling if the answer to those two questions is, “yes”. However, there are health benefits to cycling which just happens to be an added benefit to you. What are the health benefits from cycling?Aerobic...

Insomnia: 4 Suprising Foods to Help You Sleep

If you suffer from insomnia, you may need foods to help you sleep. When you struggle with getting a good night’s sleep, you wake up groggy, grumpy, and disgruntled. Unfortunately, by the time you get to bed the next night, you may find yourself pacing the floors or staring at the ceiling, yet again....
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