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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...
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Carb Cycling Guide For Weight Loss

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You might be wondering what "carb cycling" is, why everybody is talking about it and whether it's right for you. If your goal is to lose weight, the answer is: maybe. Follow these steps and find out if it might work for you, like it has for so many...
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How To Use Strava For Runners

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Strava is a popular fitness and social media app. It allows you to record, log and analyze every run, bike ride or swim you take. You can share each activity through your profile, which allows fellow Strava users to view your activity - and vice versa...
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How To Sync Strava and Fitbit

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Do you love your Fitbit, but wish you could get more out of it? Just sync your Fitbit with the popular Strava app and enter a new world of fitness social media.

1. Download Strava
Download Strava on your smartphone or through the Fitbit app...
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Strava For Apple Watch Guide

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Strava is a popular fitness and social media app. It's free and can be used in conjunction with your Apple Watch to improve your workouts and track progress. It enables you to record activities, share them with friends and analyze your performance...
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Strava vs. Runkeeper Comparison Guide

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These are two of the most popular fitness apps on the market today. They allow you to record workouts, track your performance through data output and connect with friends. We're going to take a look at both to see which might be better for you.

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Exporting Strava to GPX Guide

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After a big run or ride, you always want to look at the performance data available to you through Strava. Sometimes you might want to share your GPS data with a friend or another device, in order to get a closer look at your activity. To do this...
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How To Breathe Properly When Cycling Uphill

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Cycling uphill can discourage even the most experienced riders. It can lead to sharp breaths, heavy legs and defeating thoughts of cycling doom. The ability to breathe properly (and think positively) is the key to harnessing your full potential and...
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Cleaning & Lubing

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starting off with some basic stuff targeting those who may be new to cycling
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keep your bike clean and properly lubricated

Cleaning & Degreasing:-

Bike cleaning fluids are generally divided into two types – degreasers...
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How To Learn Cycling For Beginners

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Developing any new skill can be a frustrating task - and learning how to cycle is no exception. Starting out requires a personal investment of time, money and dedication. But following a few simple steps will insure you find yourself over the hump and...
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How To Use Strava For Cycling

Jimmy Bee
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Strava is a popular fitness and social media app. It allows you to record, log and analyze every ride you take. You can share each activity through your profile, which allows fellow Strava users to view your activity - and vice versa.