VeloPress is pleased to offer online weight management guides for cyclists, triathletes, and runners on its new Racing Weight page.
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The smartest way to manage your weight for endurance performance is to emulate the methods of the fastest men and women on the planet.
You are not going to believe this: your weight is a better predictor of your race performance than how much or how well you train.
Each sport favors a particular body type. Which body type do you have? Is your body type ideal for your sport?
Research, common sense, and race experience have shown that leaner athletes tend to be faster. Why? It’s not just gravity.
Racing Weight explains 6 simple ways athletes can lose fat without losing performance.
Limit your off-season weight gain to no more than 8 percent of your optimal performance weight.
When pursuing your racing weight, focus on the process, not on the outcome.
New Year Cleanses and Detoxes Are a Hoax! Instead, Try a Racing Weight “DQS Clean Streak”.
Donald Sorah went from 315 pounds to a Bicycling magazine cover model, partly through the help of Racing Weight.
Carbohydrate restriction in many popular diets actually hurt endurance sports performance.
I recommend that athletes make their winter weight fluctuations systematic by imposing an 8-percent rule on themselves and by executing a formal “Racing Weight quick start” in the New Year.
We know it from our own experience, of course, but science proves that leaner athletes are faster.
I think that a month of less strict eating makes it easier to eat strictly through the other 11 months of the year. But there is a limit!
Each sport favors a particular body type. But why?
Carbohydrate restriction in The Zone Diet and the Paleo Diet actually hurt endurance sports performance.
Here’s what’s new in the second edition of Racing Weight.