Smart training certainly helps prevent injuries. But so does maintaining a nutritious and well-rounded diet. Follow this guide to learn which foods will keep your body out of harm's way--and which ones will help you recover from tough workouts.
The effects of an injury may not be entirely physical. Mental fitness can help manage and accelerate your recovery process.
Pins-and-needles, decreased grip strength and even numbness in your hands can be especially annoying to cyclists. Let's examine the causes to find some solutions.
Massage is one of the few topics in cycling that hasn't been worked to death, which is ironic considering that massage is one of the earliest recorded forms of physical therapy and has been used by different cultures for 3,000 years.
Getting back on the bike after a layoff can literally be a pain in the butt. Making a few adjustments to your cycling wardrobe and bike, however, can limit the risk for saddle sores.
In the rush to cram cycling into our busy lifestyles, recovery is typically the first thing that gets thrown out the window. What happens when we push our bodies too far by trying to do it all?
Call it a scrape, a strawberry, minor abrasion or road rash; but they are all basically the same injury. Read on for ways to deal with wounds.
You've felt it on steep climbs, short sprints or walking up stairs after a long ride--lactic acid. Learn how it affects your muscles and what, if anything, you can do about it.
Saddle sores and groin problems can quickly sap any desire to get on a bike. Here is some clarification on various causes and solutions to certain women-only issues.
A bad crash can mean a long road to recovery. Here's a look at how one cyclist didn't just get back on the bike, but back in the game.
In Part I, our injured cyclist began his return to racing with short workouts on the indoor trainer. Was he able to overcome the mental walls his crash created and rejoin the peloton?