Cycling for Weight Loss

Cycle Your Way To Weight Loss By Scott Haywood Of all the possible exercises there are to help you lose weight, cycling is one of the best. If you want to lose weight and are looking for the perfect exercise, or if you’re looking for a great calorie burning exercise to add to your exercise repertoire, this article is for you. We’ll tell you why cycling is so great and what it can do for you, what you’ll need to get started and provide helpful hints that will help you to cycle effectively and safely for the rest of your life....

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Building Endurance

How To Build Base Endurance: The Best Methods To Build Base Endurance To Keep You Going Season Long By Pav Bryan Whether you are a road racer going long miles in the saddle, a time-trial rider who might only ride up to 25 mile races, or a sportive rider who rides for the fun and thrill rather than the element of competition, you will need to establish a firm base endurance to ensure your body is able to cope with the stresses of riding long distances or even hard short distances but multiple times a week for weeks at end. Typically the period...

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How To Boost Sustainable Power

How To Boost Sustainable Power: What’s The Best Way To Improve Your Ability To Go Fast For Long?   How To Boost Sustainable Power: What’s The Best Way To Improve Your Ability To Go Fast For Long? By Pav Bryan The ability to go hard for long is tough. Too hard and you’ll burn out, too slow and you’re off the pace. The types of situation where you need sustainable power would be in a 25 mile time trial or a long road race, getting to the end to finish in a sprint is all very good but if you’re too tired to be...

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Boost Maximum Power

How to Boost Maximum Power: Power Isn’t Just About Sprinting -What’s the Best Method to Boost Yours?   How to Boost Maximum Power: Power Isn’t Just About Sprinting -What’s the Best Method to Boost Yours? By Pav Bryan Maximum power isn’t just about the sprint at the end, in fact the sprint at the end doesn’t really come into maximum power and is separately described as sprint power. Sprint power is an absolute maximum you can sustain for seconds. Maximum power is more about minutes. Sprinters of course...

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Boost Aerobic Power

How To Boost Maximal Aerobic Power: A Look At VO2 Max And The Respiratory System During Exercise By Pav Bryan VO2 Max or Volume Oxygen Maximum shouldn’t just be left to the pros to worry about. To briefly explain what it means it is the maximum rate of oxygen consumption measured during exercise. To get a very accurate measurement you need to visit a lab or university and use either a treadmill or stationary bike with a face mask fitted to a machine that measures the oxygen and carbon dioxide amounts of inhaled and exhaled air. It is...

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