Rope is my Dope

A Good Skipping Rope:    is the cheapest and most effective piece of cardio equipment you can own. Contrary to popular belief, it’s the perfect full body workout. At home a weighted rope like this one or a Cross Rope ( always more practical, when travelling)    Or      *My Suggestion: Try skipping 10-15 minutes prior to…

The 10 Commandments of Cycle Training

When you get to the point where you want to take your cycling to the next level—going faster and/or farther—you need to train. As you go forth in your training, remember these rules. To get results, follow these cycling training commandments.   1. Have a Plan. Winging it is fine sometimes, but it doesn’t quite cut it…

You can train harder if you recover faster

Training + Recovery = Improved Performance How much time, effort, thought and planning goes into your training each week? How much time, effort, thought and planning goes into your active recovery each week? If you want to improve your performance (race faster) then you need to treat your recovery with the same degree of importance…

101-Cycle Safety

Cycling safety is a high priority for any club. We want to see  members stay safe and also make sure that the Club is viewed positively when it comes to the way they use the roads. Last week I highlighted “Group Riding and Drivers” things to focus on when riding, this week I want to…