Cycling has always been considered an endurance sport and therefore mainly aerobic, but in modern cycling, especially at the higher levels, other energy systems are in play that require important muscular and neuromuscular efforts.
The position on the bike can be modified in three points: the saddle, the handlebars (and the aerobars for the triathlete), and the shoes/pedals.
Objectivity means realizing that we are not competing to excel in the professional sphere and to know that what we are doing is not our work. Reasonability is knowing that we are working towards improving ourselves rather than winning.
The job of an athlete (cyclists and others) has changed profoundly over the last years and today I would like to discuss how this job has become more complex and requires more energy.
Packing a bike for a trip by plane is a delicate operation, but don’t underestimate a trip by car either. Here are the suggestions from Alessandro Degasperi, Martina Dogana and Alessandro Fabian.
When we at Gift Diet say it’s important to eliminate sugar from your food we don’t just mean the sugar you put in your coffee, but all sources of sugar, including those hidden.
Endurance athletes often mistakenly think that they need a full stomach before starting a race or an intense training session. Some athletes have the bad habit of not drinking, or, at least, not drinking enough...
The Tour de France provides a good opportunity to reflect on a hot topic in the world of cycling, namely that of road safety. Ivan Risti, multi award winning triathlete and winner of the bronze medal at last year's IM Vichy, discusses this subject with us.
The Maratona Dles Dolomites is a magical event, during which the Dolomites show themselves in all their magnificent beauty to cyclists. Many famous faces from the world of sports will be at the starting line of Italy’s most awaited Gran Fondo of the season.
In this article, we will discuss in more detail what you can do to prevent and treat lower backpain in cycling.