Proper fits means higher power, greater endurance and comfort, and lower risk of injury.
Tips on how to eat and recover when training and racing.
- Nutrition When Training and Racing
- On-The-Bike Nutrition
- Nutrition for a Double Century
- Muscle Fueling: GU Energy Gel
- On The Bike Fueling: Hammer Gel
- On The Bike Endurance Fueling: Hammer Perpetuem
- Electrolyte Replacement for Endurance Events
- Post-Workout Recovery
- High Quality Protein Source — Whey Protein Isolate
- Nutrition FAQ: Fructose in Sports Gels and Drinks
- Nutrition FAQ: Caffeine in Sports Gels, Caution on Diuretic Effect
- Nutrition FAQ: Endurance Fueling for 2+ Hour Events
- Gluten-free Oats / Oatmeal for a Glucose Source
Nutrition and training tips (used with permission).
Focusing on bike weight alone is often not the most cost effective way to cut weight.
- Faster Ascents By Reducing TOTAL Riding Weight (TRW)
- Predicting Ascent Times From Total Riding Weight (TRW)
- How To Drop Pounds For Climbing
- Climbing Speed Case Study for Everest Challenge Stage Race
- Case Study: Personal Best Climbing Old La Honda
- Case Study: Limitations of Predicting Ascent Time
- Case Study: Personal Best Alpine Rd
Learn how much muscle, fat and bone density you have to as to target training.
Tips on avoiding problems.
- How I Approach Training
- Book Review: Training and Racing With a Power Meter
- How Much Should a Bicycle Cost?
- Post-Workout Recovery
- Training: Morning Resting Heart Rate (MRHR)
- Understanding Work Efficiency, Kilojoules and Kilocalories
- Fat Loss vs Weight Loss and Muscle Loss
- How I Recover from Workouts
- Recovering From Illness While Training
- Training Weight Loss: Tracking Calories (Diet)
- Training Weight Loss: Tracking Body Weight
- Training Weight Loss: 2012 Case Study
- Training Weight Loss: Caloric Deficit
- Case Study: Burning 16926 Calories in 7 Days to Drop 4+ Pounds of Fat
- Hard Workouts
- How Much Water is Released by Glycogen 'Burning'?
- Training for Hot Conditions
- Why a Power Meter is so much Better than Heart Rate Alone
- Using a Heart Rate Monitor
- Training Using Heart Rate
- Determining Your Maximum Heart Rate
- Heart Rate Drift
- Using a Foam Roller
- Marc Pro Muscle Stimulator for Recovery
- Pedal Stroke, Power, Fatigue
Analysis of various workouts.
- Endurance Workout with Power Analysis
- Extensive and Intensive Endurance Workouts, 3 Examples
- Lose a Pound of Fat in ONE Day: Century Fat Burner
- Active Recovery Workout with Power Analysis
- Training Using Repeated Climbs (7 Ascents of Old La Honda)
- Lactate Threshold Workout with Power Analysis (Kings Mtn)
- Multi-Climb Workout (Spring 2014)
- Raising Lactate Threshold in Early Season
- Solvang Spring Double Century Analysis
- A Near Maximal Ascent of Old La Honda Road
- Six Ascents of Old La Honda: Time vs Weight
- Personal Best (Black Mtn Singletrack)
- A Hard Ascent of Tunitas Creek
- Personal Best (Tunitas Creek)
The most challenging cycling road race in the USA?
The watt meter used by the pros.