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Ironman, Catabolic Workouts, and Masters Male Body Fat Gain

Ironman, Catabolic Workouts, and Masters Male Body Fat Gain

Posted by Matt Russ on 10th Sep 2018

Completing or competing in an Ironman on the masters level is an even greater accomplishment in that the body does not react or recover from exercise like it did in an athlete's 20's or 30's.  In … read more
Ceramicspeed Addresses the Minutiae of Speed

Ceramicspeed Addresses the Minutiae of Speed

Posted by Matt Russ on 7th Sep 2018

When cyclists think upgrade they go to carbon, everything, and nearly every bicycle part can be found in carbon fiber.  But purchasing an expensive carbon seatpost, stem, or choosing the carbon s … read more

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Power Meter

Posted by Matt Russ on 5th Sep 2018

Bicycle power meters are without a doubt the most influential training technology to come down the pipeline in decades.  Once a mythical device used by the rich and pros that spouting such terms … read more
Giro Aether Spherical MIPS Technology video

Giro Aether Spherical MIPS Technology video

31st Aug 2018

Here you can see how the new Giro Aether with spherical MIPS technology differs from other MIPS helmets.  MIPS reduces rotational energy upon impact and the technology was traditionally embedded … read more
Bicycle Cleat Float, Knee Pain, and You; installing cleats

Bicycle Cleat Float, Knee Pain, and You; installing cleats

Posted by Matt Russ on 31st Aug 2018

The most common malady I encounter in bike fitting is knee pain, and the first place I address this is at the foot/pedal interface.  There are five components to adjustment at the foot/pedal inte … read more