health and performance

July 20, 2017

Stitches and muscle cramps

Many mountain bike cyclists have experienced either muscle cramps or a “stitch” in their side during a race or hard climb on the trail, which affected […]
May 23, 2015

When you fall…

Whether you take a face-first landing at 60km/h and get hit by wildlife or just take a sideways swipe and go farming for roasties, bandaging properly […]
May 14, 2015

What is the VO2 max?

VO2 max has been defined as: “the highest rate of oxygen consumption attainable during maximal or exhaustive exercise”. As exercise intensity increases so does oxygen consumption. […]
May 3, 2015

Things that can go wrong with your butt!

Chafing and saddle sores : Ill fitting shorts: The fix : Get a good pair of cycling shorts with high-quality padding. Don’t wear underwear underneath it. […]