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Health and fitness

How to stay warm on a winter ride
denis By Denis Voitenko Jan 13th, 2022
How to stay warm on a winter ride

For many who enjoy riding outdoors, winter weather often means the end of outdoor activities. However, most regions have days that could very well be...

Health and fitness | 9 MIN READ
What cyclists must know about cold-related illnesses
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 21st, 2021
What cyclists must know about cold-related illnesses

Winter riding can be every bit as enjoyable as warm-weather riding when you do it right. However, if you head out unprepared, it could turn out to be...

Health and fitness | 14 MIN READ
How to train in the cold
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 8th, 2021
How to train in the cold

Winter weather doesn’t have to put an end to your rides, but it does mean that you’re going to have to make a few adjustments to continue enjoying...

Health and fitness | 13 MIN READ
Using sweat rate to create a perfect cycling hydration plan
denis By Denis Voitenko Nov 12th, 2021
Using sweat rate to create a perfect cycling hydration plan

While a casual rider likely has little concern regarding how much they’re actually sweating, if you’re an endurance cyclist or ride competitively,...

Health and fitness | 10 MIN READ
Beat the heat while you train on a bicycle
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Oct 12th, 2021
Beat the heat while you train on a bicycle

The struggle of having to exercise in hot weather is all too real. While many people simply forgo their daily fitness regimen when the heat is too...

Health and fitness | 13 MIN READ
10 stretches every cyclist should be doing
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Feb 24th, 2021
10 stretches every cyclist should be doing

"Try to touch your toes. Now put your foot on the bike staddle and bend forward. Now, hold that position." The above is a pre-ride stretching...

Health and fitness | 11 MIN READ
Is it safe to train during pandemic?
denis By Denis Voitenko Apr 13th, 2020
Is it safe to train during pandemic?

A widely held belief is that prolonged intense workouts, such as endurance races, compromise the immune system. While evidence suggests that may be...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
How cycling affects work performance and morale
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Mar 28th, 2020
How cycling affects work performance and morale

Weight loss. Improved cardiovascular and lung function. Muscle development. Enhanced immune system. There are so many research-backed benefits to...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
Coronavirus Concerns: Can I still ride my bike?
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Mar 23rd, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns: Can I still ride my bike?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a global effect on how billions of people go about their daily lives. Many “nonessential” businesses, such as...

Health and fitness | 12 MIN READ
What cyclists must know about Health Insurance
dave By David Williams Dec 3rd, 2019
What cyclists must know about Health Insurance

Most people don’t consider the risks involved in seemingly safe exercises and physical activities. However, unless your hobbies include extreme...

Health and fitness | 9 MIN READ
Want to live longer? Ride a bicycle.
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Oct 14th, 2019
Want to live longer? Ride a bicycle.

Children are encouraged to go outside and ride their bikes so they can get their bodies moving and breathe in some fresh air. Doctors tell us to ride...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
Post-ride beginner yoga poses for cyclists
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Aug 14th, 2019
Post-ride beginner yoga poses for cyclists

"Yoga is soooo overrated!" said nobody, ever. That’s because anyone who has adopted a consistent yoga routine knows firsthand the many benefits that...

Health and fitness | 9 MIN READ

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