Bike Fit and Forces Acting on a Cyclist

Bike Fit and Forces Acting on a Cyclist

Bike Fit and Forces Acting on a Cyclist There are 4 forces that act on a cyclist and determine how fast the cyclist moves – propulsion, gravity, rolling resistance and aerodynamic drag.  These four forces interact in various mixes with the conditions in which the...

The Benefits of Exercise

Everyone knows that in order to be healthy, some sort of physical activity must take place within each day with the complements of proper nutrition. Unfortunately, poor habits and lack of routine may play a role in excluding both exercise and proper eating. Physical...

The Value of Muscle Memory Training

When athletes perform certain functions without thinking about doing them, they’re using muscle memory. An example of this is basketball players dribbling the basketball without thinking. To accomplish this, athletes have to practice for years to train their bodies to...
Motivation During Covid-19 Stay-at-Home

Motivation During Covid-19 Stay-at-Home

During this Covid-19 stay-at-home that we are all experiencing it can be hard to stay motivated to train for our various sports.  Here are some thoughts on motivation and sticking to our training during this Covid-19 time. We are athletes. Athletes train.  So get it...

Motivation

We only have so much motivation at our disposal. Some people have more of it than others and our motivation reserves rise and fall based on many factors, both internal and external. When we first start training, our motivation is often very high. Yet after a couple of...

Feeling Blah? Consider a Nutrition Detox

During this unprecedented time, my body is starting to feel pretty BLAH. I can take a look at my nutrition and say, “how did I get here?” I honestly think about my nutrition all the time and log it every couple of months. Some weeks I’m really good and some...

Small Bike Fit Changes Make a Difference

Small Bike Fit Changes Make a Difference I have a saying: “Bike fitting is a game of millimeters”.  Many times small changes to a bike fit can make a world of difference in comfort and aerodynamics.  The triathlete in the video came into Speed Lab with a...