Strength Training for Triathletes

Endurance athletes can be notorious for placing too large a focus on increasing their hours of swimming, biking, and running, in the “more is better” belief. Perhaps they are missing a key element in this way of thinking, which is strength training! For a while, there was push-back from endurance athletes in regard to...

Ask the Experts: Indoor Cycling Power vs. Outdoor Power

Why is there a difference between the power you can put into the pedals outdoors than the power indoors? The difference between indoor cycling power and outdoor power tends to be more pronounced with shorter, higher-intensity efforts, especially when you’re out of the saddle. The reason why comes down to a few different factors....

What Is Indoor Cycling?

Indoor cycling is any type of indoor exercise that focuses on rotating pedals in circles. It can involve very different looking equipment including under-desk pedal systems, rolling cylinders, exercise bikes, or indoor bike trainers. To get an overview of indoor cycling, let’s take a look at the most popular forms of equipment! For each...

Indoor Cycling Drills that Build Strength and Efficiency

Many training programs include a day, or even a few days dedicated to drill work. Before a track session, runners will perform a routine of warm-up drills and activation to prepare themselves for the task ahead. Swimmers perform drills almost every single practice during warm-up to make sure that their form is set up...

Indoor Cycling Tips For Training in ERG Mode

There was a point when riding the trainer was viewed for times only when the weather was too treacherous to ride outside, or for rehabilitation from an injury. Wintertime was the only season when cyclists could muster up the mental strength to subject themselves to riding in a fixed position for a few hours...

KICKR: Changing the Injury Recovery Game

For many of us, cycling isn’t just about the pursuit of performance or fitness – it’s our social fabric, our motivation, and our coping mechanism to decompress from a busy life while trying to maintain some semblance of balance. When we get injured, whether it’s from a high-speed crit crash, a run-in with traffic,...

Bike Computer VS Phone: Which Comes Out on Top?

Replacing your wallet, your light switches, and your tv remote – it seems like smartphones can now do anything!  You can even use them in place of a bike computer, but is it a good idea? Strapping your smartphone to a cheap mount on your bike will save you money upfront and give you...

How to Build the Ultimate Indoor Cycling Setup

It’s time to remove all distractions.  It’s time to upgrade everything. It’s time to build the ultimate pain cave. Making the ultimate indoor cycling pain cave is a three-step process. Upgrade your cycling gear Upgrade your entertainment Upgrade your ambiance The Ultimate Cycling Gear The Core Gear Start by getting the right trainer, the...

How To Expand Your Ride with ELEMNT ROAM Smart Navigation

Break free and discover new roads, paths, and trails with the new ELEMNT ROAM’s onboard Smart Navigation and an easy-to-read color display. With these new features, there is no excuse not to arrive home with a story to tell. Make the most of your ELEMNT ROAM by using these Smart Navigation features: Navigation to the...

E-Racing: How to Race on Zwift

Words by Tim Fulford, CyclingHub You’ve heard of this ‘Zwift Racing’ from a couple of your club mates, to you it seems a little crazy, but they swear by it and claim that it has really helped with their off-season motivation and form coming into the new season. Trying anything for the first time...

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