Peak sprint power is a combination of fitness and technique. Just because you wouldn’t label yourself as a sprinter, doesn’t mean you can’t have a powerful snap. With the right combination of cycling sprint workouts and drills, you can increase your peak sprint power.
Beta-Alanine for Cyclists: Will It Make You Faster?
Beta-alanine is a popular workout supplement that promises to increase exercise capacity and reduce muscle fatigue. But will it make you a faster cyclist? This article will cover what it is, what it’s good for, and if cyclists should supplement with beta-alanine.
How Strength Training can Improve Endurance For Cyclists
Cyclists ask a lot of their muscles, but not all muscle is the same and different muscle types function in different ways. Let’s examine muscle types and consider how building muscular strength can make you faster.
Anaerobic Energy System: What It Is, Why It’s Important for Cyclists, and How to Train It
The body has three primary ways of creating energy. These physiological pathways are called energy systems. This article will cover how you use the anaerobic system to put power to the pedals and how you can train it to become a faster cyclist.
Cycling Sprint Technique: How to Sprint Faster
A powerful sprint is more than a burst of acceleration and power. Proper tension, body position and rhythm will improve your sprinting technique and allow you to execute an explosive sprint.