Change happens, one little behavior at a time

Do you ever wonder why you go the same way through the grocery store when shopping for food? The brain and the body tend to take the path of least resistance when operating at a daily level, because it uses less energy to mindlessly go through much of our day. Habits are subconscious activities that came […]

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Don’t Worry! There are Ways to Manage Daily Back Pain

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you have back pain. Or neck pain. Maybe headaches. There’s a good chance that you’ve been dealing with them for awhile, and even if you haven’t, you’re sick of them. And frankly, so are your friends and family.  You’re sick of treating people poorly without even meaning to. It […]

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Manage Back Pain by Moving Everyday

You like to be active and enjoy the outdoors. You love biking with your friends and family. Part of your social network involves fitness, pilates, or yoga classes. But lately you haven’t been enjoying these activities much, mostly because they hurt you. Maybe your back is sore and stiff. Or you get throbbing headaches that start […]

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Part 2: New Limitations – The Carrie Seipp Story

After being injured in April 2016, I put in a lot of effort specific to physical recovery in addition to my normal cycling training. I compete because I love the process of learning about my body and mind. I find working on new skills fulfilling and I enjoy always putting myself in situations where I […]

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The Best Climbing Warm-Up Exercises

Climbing is an intense full-body activity, with lots of demand, particularly in the shoulders and hands. Going through a proper climbing warm-up will warm up our muscles and allow our joints to be prepared for these challenges. Here are three of our favorite climbing warm-ups Banded Shoulder Mobilization Our first exercise is the Banded Shoulder […]

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One Simple Fix For Cycling Knee Pain

Since cycling is a low impact sport, it’s safer on the knee joint compared to other sports like soccer, running, tennis, or football. However, that doesn’t mean that we are immune to cycling knee pain. So what causes cycling knee pain? Our best answer. A number of things, including: – improper equipment – overuse – […]

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3 Ways To Avoid Low Back Pain While Cycling

Because cyclists spend pretty much 100% of their time in lumbar flexion, it’s important to restore both hip and thoracic spine mobility. Failure to do so often results in low back pain while cycling. As with any pain you feel while exercising, low back pain is something you want to address right away. With that […]

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15 Minute Cycling Cross Training Workout

When you participate in an activity as fun and rewarding as cycling, it’s hard to want to do anything else. However, when you want to get better at an activity, sometimes doing that activity isn’t the best way to improve. In order to strengthen our bodies outside of cycling, we accomplish this by having our […]

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Cycling Warm up Exercises

If you’re a cyclist, this article is tailored just for you. We’re going to cover our three favorite cycling warm up exercises. We strongly advise against hitting the trail without implementing one of these stretches into your routine. Pushing too hard, too early sets a bad tone for the whole ride and can lead to […]

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