Sleep Tracking: Helpful or Harmful?

October 29th, 2017|

Sleep Tracking: Could it Be Making Your Sleep Worse?
Read this before you turn to your activity tracker for the secret to better shut-eye
Knowledge is power—and when it comes to sleep, many of us assume the more we know about our habits and patterns, the more power we’ll have to improve our ZZZs. But measuring the quality of your shut-eye isn’t quite so simple. After all, the accuracy of data collected by sleep trackers isn’t necessarily accurate—and even if it was, that doesn’t mean it would […]

It’s always bike trainer time

September 28th, 2017|

Have you always hesitated to get a bike trainer because you feel like its season of use is too short? It’s true, bike trainers are excellent to have on hand for staying in shape during the severe heat or the cold. But bike trainers are incredibly useful during all seasons. Check out our list of the top five reasons bike trainers are useful year round!
Reason #1: Maximize training
We’re all working with limited time to work out. Bike trainers help to maximize and prioritize that time. […]

Cyclocross Training for the Busy Cyclist

August 26th, 2017|

Is there anything more fun come fall than joining the local cyclocross series? Are you hesitant to join in the fun because you just don’t know how to fit cyclocross training into your busy schedule? We understand; the prospect can appear daunting when there’s work, kids, and countless other commitments. However, you don’t have to find THAT much time to train – you just have to train efficiently. Read our cyclocross training guide to learn how to get in competition shape in just 6 hours […]

5 Tips to Increase your Cycling Speed

April 26th, 2017|

You’re riding regularly, working hard, but you seem to have hit a plateau. You’re looking for some tips to increase your cycling speed, but you’re not quite sure where to turn next. Ramping up your speed is always going to involve improving your use of your body’s energy systems. Here are just a few tips to help you notch up that speed.
Tip #1: Build Tolerance
The first step to increase your cycling speed is to tackle hill repeats or other hard efforts that train your body […]

How to choose the right bike trainer

November 1st, 2016|

It is difficult to find a cyclist who prefers riding indoors to out. But the sad truth is that for many of us, a ride outside isn’t always an option, particularly in winter. That’s where bike trainers come into play. A bike trainer can be invaluable for training for an early season event, or just staying in shape. But how do you choose the right bike trainer? There are several basic kinds of trainers, but the options have widely increased of late, including new “smart” […]

Tri Harder – Apps to go the distance

February 8th, 2016|

If you’re looking for that extra nudge to get you off the couch and well on your way towards a triathlon, look no further. We have the perfect set of apps to help motivate and train you all the way to your goals – they can really give a technological boost to your training.

First Time Triathlon

Clearly aimed at newbies to the sport, this app will generate a customized 12-week training plan to suit your ability – beginner or intermediate – for each discipline. It may […]