Selected Wisdom From Across The Web
Not the gospel, but articles to contemplate and potentially learn from. Sometimes controversial, but almost always thought provoking...
Misery Is a Choice: Developing Mental Toughness in Endurance Athletes
If there was ever an actual secret to turning highly-talented athletes into champions it is simply this: toughen them up...
6 Tips That Will Help You Survive the Toughest Moments of Your Event
Athletes spend countless hours preparing to be at their best, but we learn the most about ourselves when we’re closest to failure...
7 Secrets the Pros Use to Stay Safe While Riding in a Pack
Riding in a peloton can be an intimidating, and at times, dangerous place but there are tried-and-true strategies you can use to keep yourself safe and in good pack position...
How Detraining Works and 3 Steps to Avoid It
Detraining, or the reversal of physiological adaptations that were the result of training, starts quickly and progresses rapidly...
Video: Five training myths you should ignore
New research and training methods have made these traditional tips a little outdated....
Technical FAQ: Cyclists and heart issues
I am a competitive cyclist and board certified cardiologist on staff at the University of Pennsylvania. This is a niche interest of mine and I regularly consult with patients on this very question...
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Cycling to Extremes
Are endurance athletes hurting their hearts by repeatedly pushing beyond what is normal?
Bend in the Road: Heart-health warning signs
And I thought bike riding was a healthy thing. In talking to a few heart doctors, here are a few things I've learned that may be helpful if you're wondering about your heart...
Video: How To Make Energy Gels Work For You
Energy gels are the best ways to get a quick carbohydrate fix on the road. Here's how to make them work for you.
3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain
Pain. Suffering. Misery. As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain. Even love it...
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