Your Guide to Finish Strong on Race Day

As the saying goes, it's not about how you start but how you finish. End every race on a high note with these tips to finish strong.

Overcoming an Injury

Overcoming an Injury

The effects of an injury may not be entirely physical. Mental fitness can help manage and accelerate your recovery process.

Uncomfortably Numb - Tips for Healthy Hands

Uncomfortably Numb - Tips for Healthy Hands

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.

Rub Out Sore Legs With Massage

Rub Out Sore Legs With Massage

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.

Preventing Saddle Sores

Preventing Saddle Sores

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.

Cycling Medicine: Acute Overuse of the Legs

Cycling Medicine: Acute Overuse of the Legs

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?

When Flesh Meets Earth

When Flesh Meets Earth

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.

Every Cyclist's Enemy: Exploring Lactic Acid

Every Cyclist's Enemy: Exploring Lactic Acid

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.

Women-Only Cycling Issues Explained

Women-Only Cycling Issues Explained

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.

Return to Racing: A Post-Crash Training Plan—Part I

Return to Racing: A Post-Crash Training Plan—Part I

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.

Return to Racing: A Post-Crash Training Plan—Part II

Return to Racing: A Post-Crash Training Plan—Part II

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?

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