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Performance Tips

The Biomechanics of the Pedal Stroke

Posted June 13, 2014 by WCC Administrator

Here’s your inside look into understanding what muscles are working and when during the pedal stroke.

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Performance Tips

Ladies… this one’s for you!

Posted June 18, 2012 by Kelly Ellis

The WCC welcomes the male and female cyclist equally but for all of our similarities men and women are different. We all struggle to find just the right helmet that fits our style, but most guys have probably never had to grapple with how to fit a ponytail through the helmet straps. Clearly, women face […]

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Training

Volume 2: In-Season Strength Training – Necessary or Not?

Posted April 11, 2012 by Kelly Ellis

The debate to strength train or not during the competition phase of training is one that is very controversial. In fact, one of your favourite WCC Race Team members and yours truly enjoyed a friendly debate over it just the other day. There does not seem to be a simple black and white answer but […]

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Nutrition

Volume 1: Just the bits and bites – it’s the beginning!

Posted March 31, 2012 by Kelly Ellis

It is time to come out from hibernation on the trainer in the basement and get outside on the roads and trails. Many cyclists take the pre-season to start to ramp up their training for aerobic endurance, muscular strength, and power in anticipation of more specific training in the coming weeks and months with their […]

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Injury Prevention

Volume 1: Do Cyclists Get Injuries?

Posted March 28, 2012 by Kelly Ellis

Believe it or not cyclists are prone to many overuse injuries often targeting the lower back, hips, knees and feet. There is almost nothing more frustrating than missing a ride with the WCC due to an injury so you need to take precautions to avoid problems that will take you off the road, or add discomfort […]

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