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Cycle your way to better health!

Diet... AND Exercise?!

Yup, it's been said before but it still rings true, you should combine diet and exercise for the best fitness results. Of course, you should always consult your doctor before participating in any diet or exercise routine. The government's recently published Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides sage nutritional advice and recognizes the absolutely essential and virtually unlimited benefits of physical activity.

Click here to see an overview of the US guidelines for diet and exercise.

Feed your body well

Now that you are exercising you will find the need for fuel. Eating the right foods will go a long way toward reaching your goals and providing your body with the tools it needs to get stronger.

Click here for more info on eating right.

Train right!

Training is a way to keep your fitness level up when the riding season is gone. You can train at the gym, or more convienently, you can train at home with your own bike! All you need is a little motivation, a good fan to keep you cool, and a trainer to mount your bike on and you're set. Trainers come in all shapes, sizes and design to suit your fitness goals. Cyclops offers a fantastic variety with a range of features and price ranges.

Click here for an overview of CycleOps products.


Once you get your trainer you may want some advice for setting it up.

Click here for trainer set up tips.


Workouts for your trainer

You may be looking for some workouts to help you get stronger and focus on certain techniques. There are all sorts of videos available to help you train, but you can also talor your own workout to suit your goals and the time you have to devote to training.

Click here for some workout ideas.

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