Coffee Crazy? The Curious Case for Consistent Caffeine Consumption

Caffeine. Have you heard of it? Many of us consume this precious resource daily, often via coffee or tea, and increasingly via energy drinks and supplements. Regardless of how you get caffeine into your system, the effect is the same: this central nervous system stimulant is best known for increasing alertness. That alone is reason … Continue reading Coffee Crazy? The Curious Case for Consistent Caffeine Consumption

Five Quotes from Tim Krabbé’s “The Rider” Every Athlete Can Learn From

The Rider was written by Tim Krabbé in 1978. Although not translated to English for decades after, it is now considered a must-read among cyclists. One review for British daily The Guardian went so far as to suggest that "nothing better is ever likely to be written on the subjective experience of cycle-racing." (Madly enough, this … Continue reading Five Quotes from Tim Krabbé’s “The Rider” Every Athlete Can Learn From

Why You Should Buy a Road Bike—Even If You Already Own Two Wheels

I have long been a fan of two-wheeled machines. I learned to ride young and grew up hopping through parks in my hometown on a BMX bike. But I had never considered cycling for fitness or as a sport. It was just a method to get from Point A to Point B faster than walking. … Continue reading Why You Should Buy a Road Bike—Even If You Already Own Two Wheels