Cycling Knee Pain: Everything You Need To Know

For many, myself included, cycling is a passion, a lifestyle, and a vital way of looking after your health. The feeling of the wind in your hair, the rhythm of the pedal strokes, and the open road ahead can be exhilarating. But like any sport, cycling has its challenges, and one of the most common … Read more

Speed Wobble Explained: What Causes Speed Wobble, And How Can You Stop It?

Speed wobble is something that I’ve unfortunately experienced multiple times in my bike racing career – and while I’ve been lucky in that it’s never caused a serious accident, it has certainly knocked my confidence when descending at speed during the races in which it happened.

Down the years, I’ve picked up plenty of knowledge both on the triggers of speed wobble and how to avoid and react to it – and today I want to share that experience with you to help you descend safely.

Muscle Imbalances and Cycling: Essential Tips for Strengthening and Injury Prevention

As an experienced personal trainer and sports massage therapist, I have witnessed firsthand the impact of muscle imbalances on cyclists, both novice and experienced. These imbalances have the potential not only to hinder your performance on the bike but can also lead to a range of overuse injuries, from minor aches and pains to more … Read more

What Is Bike Fitting? (And The 6 Essential Benefits of a Bike Fit)

When I first started cycling, one bit of advice I always got was to get a bike fit. I was told going through the bike fitting process would completely change my cycling. 

Many people disagree with this and feel a bike fitting isn’t always necessary. Interestingly enough, many professionals in the pro peloton openly admit to not having a bike fit and not feeling the need to. 

It leaves a lot of cyclists asking the question: do you really need a bike fit?

Hip Pain Cycling: Everything You Need To Know

When you’re putting in a lot of miles or hours in the saddle, whether outdoors or on an exercise bike, you might find that you’re dealing with various aches and pains.

One of the most common complaints is hip pain cycling issues.

In this guide, we will discuss common causes of cycling hip pain and hip flexor pain cycling, as well as ways to reduce the risk of hip pain biking.

Taken A Tumble? How To Treat Road Rash

Whether you’re a veteran of the road or a complete beginner, we all come off our bikes at some point. In this case, most of the time, your injuries will likely be restricted to minor skin abrasions called road rash. However, of course, it’s possible to experience more severe injuries. If you experience persistent numbness, … Read more

Yoga For Cyclists: 7 Best Poses To Boost Your Riding Recovery

Spending hours in the saddle during a long ride can leave your body feeling stiff, sore, and tight. The main things on your mind In the final miles of a long ride are likely to be the blissful feeling of stepping into a relaxing shower to wash away the sweat and grime of the road … Read more

How Can You Prevent Injury While Cycling? 6 Common Cycling Injuries And How To Avoid Them

Some people are more prone to sports injuries, while others will very rarely experience any at all. If you belong to the latter group, it’s possible that you hardly ever worry about how to avoid injury. However, if you don’t take the necessary precautions or know how to deal with pain when it occurs, you … Read more

Lower Back Pain Cycling: Causes and Solutions

Cycling has many benefits for our bodies and minds. It’s a great cardio workout and works lots of muscles. The problem with cycling is that you can spend hours hunched over in the same position, which puts lots of stress on certain parts of your body. Therefore, there is a good chance you have had … Read more