Stretching, something many of us skip after a workout, however it’s probably just as important as the workout itself.
Here are some benefits of foam rolling and why all athletes should take the time to use the roller before and/or after workouts.
Making sure you eat, drink and replenish your body with the right fuel shortly after a ride will help you recover properly and keep you feeling strong day after day in your training.
The simple answer is, that getting faster is all about suffering and recovery. Obviously there are more nuances than that, but I feel like if you were to break it down to the simplest terms then there it is.
After riding the 107 mile gran fondo my legs needed a bit of a break from all of the climbing. Here is a nice relatively flat recovery route. It is approximately 28 miles with a little over 1000 feet of climbing.