Triathlon Training – Brick Workouts

Training for 2 disciplines back to back – brick training. It’stough but worthwhile, and triathlon coach Nadezhda guides you through the process with this great article.

DS Pro Dainty Blue Bib Shorts for Women

The dainty cycling shorts from dynamic young brand DS Pro are designed just for women, like everything from this stylish company. They’re the newest and hottest trends in town and look fantastic.

DS Pro Nana Blue and Black Ladies Jersey

Looking good and feeling good on the bike is important – especially to women athletes.Thankfully, DS Pro know this and their latest jerseys are designed with performance and style at their heart. Time to take a look at this chic Nana jersey deisgn then…

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast

Here’s the first of a series of healthy recipes from our Health & Fitness editor Nadezhda. It’ll get you firing on all cylinders and performing at your best all day long. Nutrition is a key element of any training plan, and these recipes from Nadezhda will help you to create your own nutrition routine.

DS Pro Floral Bliss Skinsuit

It’s time to look at skinsuits, with the new Floral Bliss design by ladies only brand, DS Pro. This high end performance brand from Florida design kit that makes you look as good as you feel. Read Nadezhda’s thoughts on this body hugging cycling suit.

Achieving Your Best Time Trail Race

A time trial is racing at its most basic level, with just you, your bike, and the time to contend with. It tests the cyclist’s and machine’s ability against the clock.

A time trial bicycle (TT bike) has a shorter wheelbase, more aerodynamic, places the rider nearer towards the front of the bike in aero position. Besides, it can have solid disk wheels. It comes with some complexity and you need to know the tricks to ride a faster time trial.

How to increase your FTP on the bike

I want to talk with you about performance – how to increase power and performance. Cycling performance depends on increasing the Functional Threshold Power, also known as FTP. If you are wondering what is FTP and how to increase it, read on to learn more. Nadezhda 🙂

Top 5 Traits of Thriving Endurance Athletes

The success of endurance athletes is not measured by how fast they achieve something. It is about the commitment of doing something that they set their minds to do. This definition of their success is encapsulated in the say-do gap, which refers to the space between what athletes say they will do and its potential result.

Mandy Marquardt Interview

As part of her series on inspiring women athletes, Nadezhda interviewed Mandy Marquardt,from the USA Track Team. Mandy Marquardt is a professional track sprint cyclist racing for Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team and for the USA Cycling National Team. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 16.