Knee angle via video analysis
When getting a bike fit
or buying a new bike, the crank arm length can often be overlooked. There are general guidelines based on inseam, height, and/or bike size. Such guidelines may look like this:
- Under 5'10 use 170mm cranks for general (road) racing and training
- 5'10 to 6'1 use 172.5mm cranks
- 6'1 plus use 175mm cranks
Or some people like to be a little…
Psoas Functional Stretching
As a supporter and two time Sports Medicine Tent volunteer for the Aids Lifecycle since 2003, Dr. Jess Greaux
will be hosting a functional stretching clinic for cyclists at Innersport.
- What: Functional Stretching Clinic for Cyclists
- Where: Innersport Performance Therapy Clinic
- When: April 14th, 7:30 sharp.
- Wear: workout clothes
- Why: Injury prevention and Optimize Performance
- RSVP is mandatory
Dr. Jessica Greaux, DC,…
Dr. Jess at Hell's Angels (Els Angels) Monastery in Girona, Spain
Since I am on a cycling vacation myself and do not have the resources to write my own blog, I thought I'd share with you another interesting article by Dr. Mirkin, with his permission. Enjoy!
Dear Dr. Mirkin: Will lower-body weight training make me
a better cyclist?
A study from Cowan University in Joondalup, Australia
shows that adding resistance …
This is a great article by Dr. Mirkin. I thought I'd share it, with his permission, to my very active clients, friends and family. A must read for EVERY athlete. Please read and share.
From: Dr. Mirkin's E-zine
Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine
March 7, 2010
Atrial Fibrillation in Older Athletes
A study from Norway shows that 13 of 78 (16 percent)
older competitive cross country skiers have…