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Hand Placement Guide for Cycling Beginners

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One of the first lessons any serious cyclist learns is where to put their hands and when. This isn't your childhood bike and the consequences of falling are far more grave, so use this quick guide to familiarize yourself with the basics and get to...
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Cadence for Cycling Guide

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Be able to calculate and improve your cadence on the bike is one of the most important tools in a rider's bag.

1. What Is Cadence?
The primary motor function of cycling is pedaling. In order to get from point A to point B you must keep your...
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Cadence for Running Guide

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Be able to calculate and understand your cadence is one of the most important tools in a runner's bag. This guide will walk you through the basics.

1. What Is Cadence?
Put simply, cadence is the number of times your feet hit the ground per...
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Gear Changing Guide for Cycling Beginners

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Cycling is a sport of relentless, perpetual action and its arena is the real world, which means constant adjustments for terrain, weather and those sharing the road. Knowing how and when to switch gears is one of the most fundamental skills in a...
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How To Avoid Cramps While Running

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Cramping up has been the bane of many a runner, but it doesn't have to be that way for you. With a bit of planning and focus, you can avoid side stitches and leg cramps, so you can run pain free whenever you please.

1. Lifestyle
Like any type...
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Cycling Road Safety Guide For Beginners

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When it comes to cycling, safety is everything. It's extremely important to know the rules of the road and this guide will give you a rundown of some basics.

1. Equipment
Before you even get in the saddle, make sure your bike is fitted...
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How To Get Faster At Cycling

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Most riders are concerned with increasing their speed at one time or another. If you fall into this category, check out this simple guide for some tips to get you moving faster in the saddle.

1. The Basics

First some basic tips. Keep in mind...
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Indoor Cycling Guide

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Indoor cycling has been hugely popular for years now. Riding in an in-home gym or joining a spin class has motivated millions to ride regularly, without the distractions of the open road and unpredictable weather. This guide will walk you through the...
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How To Improve Your Climbs While Cycling

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Long, steady climbs are the things of nightmares for many riders. They can be physically draining, mentally taxing and are basically no fun at all. But it doesn't have to be that way and this guide will tell you exactly why.

1. Be Light
It may...
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How To Recover Faster From Cycling

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Recovery is one of the least fulfilling parts of cycling. It feels like there's nothing to do but sit around feeling sore. This couldn't be further from the truth and this guide will set you down the path to quicker, more effective recoveries.

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Stretching For Running Guide

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Stretching For Running Guide

Stretching is a vital part of any serious runner's routine. Beforehand, it keeps your body is limber and ready for action. Afterwards, it helps your body ease into recovery as it makes gains. This guide will take...
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Stretching For Cycling Guide

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Cycling is one of the most strenuous and comprehensive physical activities out there; it requires strength and conditioning in your legs, arms, chest and back. So, it should come as no surprise that keeping your body loose and stretched is vital to...
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How To Avoid Bonking While Cycling

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We've all been there. You're halfway home, but your body and mind have already quit. Your legs feel like jelly and the idea of continuing seems impossible. You've bonked. This guide will explain the all-too-common phenomenon and how best to avoid it...
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Bike Fit Guide

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Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned cycling veteran, choosing and fitting a new bike for your personal needs is extremely important. Whenever possible, consult with a professional who can help you in this process.

1. Frame Size
All the...
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Cycling Posture Guide

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1. Fit and Flexibility
Before you start worrying about cycling form, make sure you are correctly fitted for your bicycle. Remember, every rider is unique; so go to your local bike shop and find a professional who can take your measurements and...