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Category: Fitness


Why Your Off Day Should Be OFF the Bike—A Practical Tip


Wondering what to do on your off day? STAY OFF THE BIKE! If you’re new to this site, you may or may not know that I wrote a book all about nether regions and the bike called ‘Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortable, Ride Happy.’ The …





coping with a bad workout

How to Cope With (and Turn Around) a Bad Workout


Bad workouts are a fact of life/training. They’re impossible to avoid… and honestly, I try look at a crappy workout as a positive in a lot of ways. Feeling exhausted? That may be because you went super hard the day before, or maybe it …



Little (No BS) Ways to Boost Your Cycling Fitness


This is an older article that came out last year, but I think it’s a really good one to bring up at this time of year, when everyone has started racing, assessed where they are, and — let’s be honest — panicked that they …



summer athlete concerns

5 Things to Do as an Athlete Before Summer Really Hits


It’s almost summertime, which means HOORAY, you can get outside for your training… but as an athlete, there are a few things you might want to check before the summer heat (and your race season, if you’re a runner, cyclist or triathlete) really kicks …



GROSS workout mistakes

The Gross Workout Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making


I am obsessed with the topic of gross workout mistakes… probably because when I was writing “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortable, Ride Happy” I realized that so many saddle sore issues were SO preventable by just being more on top of hygienic stuff like taking …