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Kinesio Tape

No doubt you’ve noticed that colorful stuff circling the legs of pro riders, and maybe even some of your club-ride buddies. It’s called kinesiology tape, and it supports muscles and connective tissues around an injury without hindering movement. It also reduces pressure on pain receptors and promotes blood flow,...

Altitude

Quite simply, the body freaks out when first exposed to high places: Your brain tells you to breathe more and deeper. Your heart rate increases. But within 24 to 48 hours the level of natural EPO—the hormone that regulates the volume and number of red blood cells—starts to rise,...

No-Climb Climbing Bike Workout

ByChris Carmichael  from Bicycling.com It’s a special day in a cyclist’s life the first time the prospect of riding uphill is met with a smile instead of a grimace. To help you get there, let’s focus on two components of climbing: sustainable power at lactate threshold (LT) and agility....