In 2008 I bought my first road bike and rekindled a love of bikes that had been absent since I was about thirteen years old.
Here are some benefits of foam rolling and why all athletes should take the time to use the roller before and/or after workouts.
If you are looking for the best bang for your buck the aero helmet is pretty much it.
I could feel myself starting to bonk. I tried to drink more water to trick my body into thinking I was giving it fuel, but it wasn’t really working.
Beyond the basics, what type of fuel should you be ingesting to ensure you have enough energy to have a good strong race?
A lot of endurance athletes over the years complain about the lack of savory options, could beef jerky be the savory option some people have been hoping for?
We quickly picked up speed and I quickly moved my hands to squeeze my brakes and slow myself down. It was 2009 and I was definitely still a novice cyclist, deathly afraid of going downhill swiftly.
This was far from being my first triathlon, but it had been a little bit over a year since my last race and I definitely felt the pre-race butterflies swarming in my stomach.
When racing and training for endurance sports such as running, cycling, triathlon, etc., you need to put in the time to train your body physically to achieve your goals. However, sometimes we forget that there is also a huge mental aspect to these sports.
Here are some of my general observations regarding some of the most popular brands of energy gels; the good, bad, sweet, soupy, sticky and sometimes tasty gels.