Author Archives: Sean Hurley
If you’ve been paying attention to professional cycling over the last few seasons, you’ve probably heard talk of ketone esters. Can this substance improve performance? And if so, how?
After more than 30 years racing bikes, professional strength coach Art O’Connor continues to push himself with new challenges. Learn how he used smart training to conquer a 21- hour race in extreme cold conditions.
Power is the only truly objective way of assessing performance in cycling, but power meters and smart trainers are a luxury for many athletes. Find out how you can get the benefits of structured training without a power meter, and why this type of training can even benefit riders with access to expensive equipment.
Fitness is never stagnant, and if you reduce training stress, you experience detraining. Find out what it is, why it happens, and the rate at which it occurs.
Cycling is synonymous with the legs, but a strong core makes you more efficient, powerful, and resistant to injury. We’ve chosen 5 of our favorite core exercises to help you get stronger.
Recovery is key to getting faster, but it seems to take longer as we get older. Luckily, there are many factors beyond age that influence your ability to recover.
It’s tough enough to succeed at one sport. But Jessica Kuepfer takes things further, achieving podiums in multiple disciplines of cycling and running. Best of all, she continues to have fun along the way, thanks to a healthy perspective and thoughtful prioritization.
It’s common to feel nervous about starting a training plan, especially after a long break or if you’re new to structured training. But it’s easy to find the right plan and start getting faster.
The relationship between time and intensity in cycling is called a power curve, and charting it can offer important insights. But like other cycling metrics, it can also be misleading if not considered in the proper context. How can you use your power curve to get faster and win races?
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