Should You Drink Alkaline Water? All Signs Point to “Maybe.”

Alkaline water. It’s in news headlines, on TV shows, being pushed by commissioned salesmen, and boutique brands are even showing up on store shelves. The idea is that it will somehow make your body alkaline, and that somehow improves your health. Miraculous claims abound. I’m always hearing

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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 Cancellara, and Pierre Rolland. Or the infamous Mario Cipollini. They actually put thought into their outfits. Even if you’re just a beginner,

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Gut Health

Gut health, digestion, and all that good stuff. How’s it going for you? Are you digesting everything? Absorbing all the available nutrients? Not sure? Let’s talk about it. Gut health is vital for anyone trying to be fit and healthy. It’s even more important for an athlete

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An Introduction to Power Meter Training for Cyclists (If You’re Still Using Heart Rate Zones, This Will Blow Your Mind!)

If you’ve ever trained with a heart rate monitor, or even just going by perceived exertion, you’re familiar with training at different intensity levels. And you’re probably familiar with how unreliable those metrics can be for both dictating future training and analyzing past performances. But there’s a

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Heart Rate Monitors, Heart Rate Zones, and Everything Else You Need to Know About Heart Rate Training

Heart rate training was all the rage in the 80s and 90s. Power training is becoming more popular now, at least for cyclists, but heart rate monitors are still way cheaper than power meters (and monitoring your heart rate will always have its place). A heart rate

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