Keeping a detailed training diary allows you to track progress in training and racing, evaluate successes and failures, and refine future training programs. Thanks to your training diary, you can fulfill the first point of our training philosophy: train effectively. In addition to tracking your progress, your training diary also helps you adjust your training so that you peak at the appropriate time for your event.
Saddle Sores Saddle sores are an issue that cyclists might not like to talk about. Road rash refers to abrasions and wounds that occur when you crash and your skin scrapes along the ground. Once clean, you should place antibiotic ointment on the wound and cover it with a clean dressing.
In the wake of Armstrong’s announcement on Thursday that he’s quitting his fight against drug charges and a lifetime ban from cycling by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that would strip him of the seven Tour titles, it’s apparent that those signature LIVEStrong rubber yellow bracelets are the only thing that will shield Armstrong’s reputation from the brand death penalty of a Barry Bonds or Joe Paterno in the eyes of the world. Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was called to his ...
For the first time since 1996, and only the second time in 42 years, no Major League Baseball players were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. This was the first year on the ballot for alleged steroid users including Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Sammy Sosa, who now have up to 14 more years to be elected to Cooperstown. Not electing anyone to the Hall of Fame is more than just an indictment on the Steroid era, it’s real bad for business in Cooperstown.