Alex Filippov

10/4/2023 Alex Filippov

Choosing the Perfect Indoor Trainer: A Comprehensive Guide

Indoor cycling emerges as a lifeline to maintain and elevate your fitness levels, especially when the weather gods conspire against outdoor rides. However, with a multitude of indoor trainers at your disposal, zeroing in on the ideal one can be a daunting task. This guide aims to help you discern your needs, objectives, and preferences, and provide insights into crafting the ultimate indoor training sanctuary.

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8/29/2023 Alex Filippov

ROUVY: The top alternative to Zwift that you should try today

Indoor cycling emerges as a lifeline to maintain and elevate your fitness levels, especially when the weather gods conspire against outdoor rides. However, with a multitude of indoor trainers at your disposal, zeroing in on the ideal one can be a daunting task. This guide aims to help you discern your needs, objectives, and preferences, and provide insights into crafting the ultimate indoor training sanctuary.

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7/24/2023 Alex Filippov

Bonking: what it is, how it feels, and tips to never experience it

It's time for us to talk about bonking in cycling. Not that kind of bonking (although that is also something we should write about), but the kind that no cyclist ever wants to experience. The dreaded energy crisis that sneaks up on you without warning. Like how Dementors drain life from their victims in Harry Potter books, bonking can turn even the most seasoned cyclist into a stumbling, mumbling ghost within minutes. Let's explore what bonking is exactly, dig into the physiological and psychological aspects of it, highlight famous examples of bonking among professional cyclists, and look at practical tips for avoiding this phenomenon.

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