Is Spinning as Dangerous as People Are Saying?

Cases of exertional rhabdomyolysis following spin classes are on the rise, which can lead to muscle breakdown and, in serious cases, kidney damage.

Paige Brettingen
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Running vs. Cycling for Weight Loss

Running and cycling both burn a lot of calories. How much weight you'll lose depends on several factors, including your diet.

Jody Braverman
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How to Build Stamina Riding a Bike

Building stamina on a bike requires a consistent training program combining long and short rides, strength training and flexibility work.

Jody Braverman
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10 Inspiring Facts Guaranteed to Make You Bike More

A third of you have a bike, but less than one percent of all trips Americans take are on a bicycle, according to Compare that with 27 percent of trips that the Dutch are taking via bicycle. That means that if you have one, your bike is mostly likely gathering dust in the garage.

Max Roman Dilthey
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How to Paint a Carbon Bicycle

Carbon fiber bicycles are becoming increasingly popular now that improved techniques in manufacturing have brought the prices down. Made of woven carbon fibers sealed within epoxy resin, carbon frames are both strong and light.

Brynne Chandler
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Pros & Cons of Bicycling

Cycling is an accessible sport that helps hone your cardiovascular fitness and enhances your health, but is not without drawbacks. Low-impact and beginner-friendly, cycling is accessible to most people. However, you have to incur the cost of equipment, hope for sunny days and watch for dangers on the road.

Andrea Cespedes
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How to Convert MPH & RPM When Cycling

The relationship between miles per hour (MPH) and revolutions per minute (RPM) is useful for learning how to pace when cycling. Many stationary bikes and outdoor bikes have technology that provides metrics. However, you may find it necessary and helpful to manually convert between MPH and RPM readings.

Alberto J. Medina
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How to Use Watts to Plan an Indoor Cycling Workout

Watts are a way of measuring a rider’s power output while turning the pedals during a stationary bike workout. Most modern bikes have an option on their digital display to show the number of watts you are producing.

Joseph McAllister
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Cardio 101: How To Start Cycling

Yes, you know how to ride a bike. You learned as a kid, back when your two-wheeler was the only way you could explore the neighborhood on your own. Biking brought freedom, adventure, delight.

Michelle Hamilton
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The Best Leg Position for Recumbent Bikes

If you want to ride a bike, you’ll have to choose between two options: the upright bike and the recumbent bike. Stationary upright bikes are similar to regular street bikes on which you sit straight up; they’re the type of bikes used for indoor cycling classes.

Tammy Dray
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How Treat Cycling Pimples & Chafing

Many avid cyclists have experienced pimples and chafing on their buttocks or inner thighs. Cycling pimples and chafing can be uncomfortable or painful during rides, but proper treatment can relieve symptoms and speed healing.

Natalie Stein
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Biking With SI Joint Problems

The sacroiliac joint is located between the sacrum and ilium in your pelvis. These regions are connected by ligaments that help to support the lower spine. The two most common types of SI joint problems are referred to as sacroiliitis and sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Jason Aberdeene
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