Fitness and workouts.

Strength Training

These are categorized collections of off-bike exercises that are great for your off-season training. Each section includes a list of recommended exercises, instructions, photos, and video.

Bodyweight Workouts

See more: Bodyweight Conditioning Exercises

Weight Lifting

See more: Weight Lifting

Plyometrics

See more: Plyometrics

Flexibility and More

A Guy’s Guide to Surviving a Group Fitness Class
The off-season is here, and you’ll probably be spending less time out in the great outdoors… and more time alone in the basement. But it Read more.

How to Show Up for Yoga Class – And Look Like You Belong There!
Years of doing yoga at home might make you supremely confident in your abilities, but it really doesn’t do a whole lot to prepare you Read more.

Tested: YogaSmoga Nirvana Short (Finally Some Men’s Yoga Clothing!)
If you’re a man, you’re going to face two challenges when shopping for yoga apparel. First, it’s all really expensive. With running and cycling, you Read more.

Tested: Element Hatha & Flow Yoga For Beginners DVD
There was always a big disconnect between what I’d do when following along with yoga DVDs at home compared to what I’d do in an Read more.

Tested: MetaBody Yoga and Fitness Pass
“Did you see that Groupon for 30 yoga classes for $20?!” That’s what I heard in the gym earlier this year, and I didn’t believe Read more.

How to Clean Your Yoga Mat
In the locker room, or even during a group ride, it’s expected that some of your gear (or someone else’s) is going to stink. It’s Read more.

An Embarrassing But Necessary Guide to Yoga Clothes for Men
What do guys wear to yoga? I’m sure that question echoes through the minds of every man contemplating a yoga class. Typical yoga clothes are Read more.

5 Reasons Yoga Is An Absolute Necessity for Mountain Bikers
If you just like to mountain bike for fun, maybe you ignore the trend toward more core conditioning and flexibility training. Even if you race, Read more.

Workout Programs & Books

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All Articles

How to Build Muscles & Get Strong: A Guide to Strength Training for Cyclists
Let’s discuss strength training (including weight training) for cyclists. Ask Levi: How Can A Wimpy Cyclist Get Strong? Today, we have a cyclist and cross-country Read more.

The Low-Budget Alternative to the Peloton Bike
The Peloton bike is a great value – when you compare it to spin classes in the city. But if you simply look at it Read more.

The $250 Sunny Health & Fitness Pro Indoor Bike vs The $2,245 Peloton Indoor Exercise Bike
The Peloton Bike is super popular in a way that riding a bicycle indoors never was before. Let’s see how the $2245 Peloton compares to Read more.

Why The $2245 Peloton Bike Is An Amazing Value
It’s easy to look at the $2245 Peloton indoor bike and think it’s crazy expensive. A lot of cyclists don’t even spend that much money Read more.

Better Than Treadmills and Ellipticals? Or Just Hype? Examining the Arc Trainer.
The Arc Trainer is a relatively new style of cardio machine that looks like an elliptical, but it uses a different motion that’s easier on Read more.

50 Fabulous Fitness Gifts For Any Endurance Athlete On Your List (All Under $50)
Despite numerous upcoming commercials and sales flyers claiming the contrary, there’s no dire need for super-expensive fitness gadgets. Anyone can get fit, healthy, and have Read more.

A Guy’s Guide to Surviving a Group Fitness Class
The off-season is here, and you’ll probably be spending less time out in the great outdoors… and more time alone in the basement. But it Read more.

How to Look Stylish Off The Bike (Like Marcel Kittel, Fabian Cancellara, or even Mario Cipollini)
Respectable pro athletes wear nice suits. That’s because they know the value of dressing well and looking professional. Look at guys like Marcel Kittel, Fabian Read more.

The Best Hiking, Workout, and Everyday Underwear (8 Top Brands Compared!)
When it comes to cycling, running, and swimming, it’s easy. You just don’t wear any. But what about gym workouts? Hiking? An ordinary day of Read more.

How to Show Up for Yoga Class – And Look Like You Belong There!
Years of doing yoga at home might make you supremely confident in your abilities, but it really doesn’t do a whole lot to prepare you Read more.

Everything You Need to Know About Activity Trackers (Like Which One Is Best For You)
Is it just me or does everyone have some sort of gadget on their wrist or waist nowadays? Back in my day, it was only Read more.

The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Fatigue
While some people want to win races, and some would like to complete a big event (like a century ride or gran fondo), and others Read more.

How to Clean Your Yoga Mat
In the locker room, or even during a group ride, it’s expected that some of your gear (or someone else’s) is going to stink. It’s Read more.

The Best Water Bottles for Athletes & Outdoorsmen (All of These are BPA-Free)
BPA (short for bisphenol A) is in the news once again, with more and more studies showing the possible side effects of BPA consumption, which Read more.