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6/7/2024 Mark Nessmith

Optimal hydration for cyclists and triathletes: Mastering sweat rate and electrolyte balance

A well-thought-out hydration strategy that’s based on an athlete’s sweat rate can help optimize performance, prevent dehydration and ensure readiness for any race condition. Here, we’re taking a look at how to measure sweat rate, and how cyclists and triathletes can utilize it both before and during a competition.

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5/13/2024 Mark Nessmith

8 reasons cycling’s a fun, effective way to lose weight

If you’re struggling to lose weight, cycling offers a fun, low-impact way to burn calories and speed up your metabolism. No matter your current level of fitness, by combining both outdoor and indoor riding, you can stay on track and hit your weight-loss goals sooner. And as a bonus, you’ll have a great time!

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1/1/2024 Vladimír Podkamenský

Rim Brakes vs. Disc Brakes: Cyclist's Guide

The Ultimate Guide To Rim Brakes vs. Disc Brakes: The debate between rim and disc brakes is a central topic in cycling communities, impacting bike performance, maintenance, and safety. This guide aims to provide a comprehensive understanding for both casual riders and serious cyclists, helping them make an informed decision.

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11/12/2023 Danny Holman

CYCLING SAFETY TIPS

Cycling is an exhilarating, rewarding and eco-friendly way to stay healthy, connect with the wider world and get around town. But while there are many benefits, there are also some risks involved. Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or a beginner, it’s crucial to prioritize your safety every time you hit the road. Cycling is a great way to get some exercise, but it can also be a potentially dangerous activity that requires appropriate safety measures to ensure your well-being.

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11/7/2023 Aya Sinay

Women in endurance sports

Endurance sports, such as cycling, triathlon, running, etc. demand a high level of physical fitness and stamina. While men and women can both excel in endurance sports, it's important to recognize that the anatomical and physiological differences between males and females that can be associated with sports performance. Biological differences of the sexes should be taken into account in the training prescription and in relation to the optimization of the loads and recovery.

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10/30/2023 Danny Holman

How to prevent your cycle being stolen

There are not many things worse for cyclists than the feeling of devastation that comes when your beloved bike gets stolen. It's like losing a friend. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to protect your cycle from theft. In this blog post, we'll share some top tips for preventing your cycle being stolen so you hopefully never have to go through the trauma of losing it.

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