The Definitive Guide to Cross-Training for Cyclists

Surely all of the miles and hours you have accumulated on the saddle are enough to make you good at cycling?! The short answer is no. As a cyclist, you are trying to become a multifaceted athlete which includes building systems other than cardiovascular endurance. In order to bring the best out of yourself,...

By the Numbers: Power

Training with power on the bike is a surefire way to get the most out of your training time and effort. While many still use heart rate-based training methods (which have been tried and true) heart rate is affected by many factors outside of effort alone. When using a power meter like the Wahoo...

Key Workouts for Your Best Century Ride

For many cyclists, completing a century ride is a popular bucket list goal. For new riders, the desire is to just get through the ride feeling as good as possible. That first event is often the hook for the next ride – one century was fun, but how do I get faster? And finally,...

ERG Mode: Does Gear Selection Matter?

Indoor turbo sessions over the course of the last few years have had a complete makeover. At one time it was standard procedure to wear out bike tires and withstand hours in a fixed position. With the addition of smart trainers to the market, cyclists and triathletes alike are moving many of their outdoor...

Recreating Routes in Your Living Room

It’s an common adage: practice makes perfect. But it’s difficult to prepare for races when the actual route takes place halfway across the world. Or if your schedule doesn’t give you appropriate time to hit the course. Whatever the reason, indoor smart trainers (like the KICKR) have helped riders access unique training plans that can dynamically recreate courses and conditions in high...

The Women of Ironman Kona & Their Workouts

Every year, the Ironman World Championship draws the greatest endurance athletes from across the globe. As might be expected, it’s not for the faint of heart — you’ve got to be a gut-busting champion to beat its unrelenting challenge. We wanted a closer look at the effort required for such a race, so we caught up with several...

How to Set Up Live Track on Your ELEMNT

A Live Track update for your bike computer is here, and it will change the way you communicate with loved ones, friends and coaches. Live Track can be used on the ELEMNT, ROAM, and BOLT. It will refine the way you can track and share locations, get past and future route information, and see...

Fitter Not Fatter

Hello, Wahooligans! My name is Kevin Batchelor, and I am a 34-year-old, passionate cycling enthusiast. I do not race bikes, but I usually ride 4,000-5,000 miles each year. I live and Boulder, CO, where it is not at all uncommon to find oneself in the midst of a threshold crisis, while a seemingly sweet...

5 Hacks to Up your KICKR Indoor Trainer Ride

Getting back into gear for the new year isn’t always as easy as it sounds, and getting the motivation to hop on the bike trainer can sometimes be an even bigger challenge. Here’s five things to keep on hand at all times to make your time in the pain cave more comfy. Ice Cold...

Why New Year Resolutions Are Bull$*(%

Have you started writing down a list of potential New Year’s resolutions yet? If you have, then you should tear that page out right now, burn it and stop wasting your time. Why? Because New Year’s resolutions are bull$*(%. Seriously. Less than half of people who make New Year’s resolutions achieve them and only...

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