Low Energy Availability (LEA): How It Affects Your Well-Being
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Low Energy Availability (LEA): How It Affects Your Well-Being

Low energy availability (LEA) is a state in which the amount of energy taken in from food is not sufficient to support normal physiological functioning, including menstrual function, bone health, and immune system function. This can occur when the energy intake is low relative to the amount of energy expended during physical activity and other…

Building Cycling Endurance in 15 Minutes a Day

Building Cycling Endurance in 15 Minutes a Day

Building cycling endurance doesn’t always require extreme workouts or lengthy sessions. For new cyclists, dedicating just 15 minutes a day to pedalling can be the gateway to boosting endurance levels. Starting Your Journey to Endurance Understanding the Basics Start by familiarizing yourself with the bike—adjusting the seat, understanding the gears, and ensuring a comfortable riding…

Zone 3 Training

Zone 3 Training

Zone 3 training typically refers to a specific heart rate zone used in cardiovascular exercise training. It’s generally considered to be a moderate intensity effort, where your heart rate is elevated to about 70-80% of your maximum heart rate. To determine your maximum heart rate, subtract your age from 220. For example, if you are…

Agility Training for Cycling

Agility Training for Cycling

Agility training for cycling refers to exercises and drills that help improve a cyclist’s ability to quickly and effectively respond to changes in speed, direction, and terrain. This type of training focuses on developing balance, coordination, body control, and reaction time. It can include a variety of activities such as balance exercises, drills that simulate…