THE NATION'S LARGEST URBAN CYCLING FESTIVAL
EDGEWATER PARKCLEVELAND, OHIO

Training Tips

Anytime. Anywhere. Cleveland Clinic Sports Health will assist you in finding your way to the best sports performance care.

Cleveland Clinic Sports As the official Medical Provider of NEOCycle, Cleveland Clinic Sports Health is providing training tips throughout the summer to help you prepare for your races and rides.

TIP #1: HOW TO STAY FUELED FOR ENDURANCE RIDING 

A cross-country road trip is much like endurance racing. It requires preparation, good tunes and a proper fueling schedule. Formulating a plan to have the right amount of food at the right time enables your body to use those nutrients as fuel, so you can kick-butt and finish strong.

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health will take you through how to stay fueled for long-distance riding!

how to keep your body fueled

TIP #2: SUNSCREEN SAFETY TIPS 

Summertime brings warm weather filled with days of cycling, running and extra time outside. While these activities are sure to create some fun, outdoor adventures, they can cause permanent damage to your skin. Don't skimp on the sunscreen and feel free to slather on the lotion for those scorching summer rides! 

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health will take you through their tips to ensure your skin stays safe this summer. 

SUNSCREEN SAFETY TIPS

TIP #3: SADDLE SORE PREVENTION

Whether you're dusting off your old Huffy or are a seasonsed cycling pro, you sometimes pay for that time on the bike seat. It's common for many riders to develop painful red bumps known as "saddle sores," especially when traveling longer distances.

However - you're in luck! We've got some tips from our friends over at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health with ways to prevent them! 

SADDLE SORE PREVENTION

TIP #4: NIGHT RIDE SAFETY 

Many of our urban explorers find themselves riding at night at some point - and with that, safety should be your #1 priority.  Whether you're riding after dusk or before dawn, it's important to prepare yourself and your bike to make sure you reach your destination safely!

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health is providing night riding safety tips to keep you safe for your races and rides at NEOCycle.

NIGHT RIDE SAFETY

TIP #5: HOW TO STAY FIT IN THE OFF-SEASON

Feeling a little sore after NEOCycle 2018? Thinking about hanging up your bike as the cold weather rolls in? Recovering from a long summer of racing is an important component of your overall training plan as a cyclist. As the official Medical Provider of NEOCycle, Cleveland Clinic Sports Health is providing tips on how to stay fit in the off-season:

staying fit in the off-season

2017 TRAINING TIPS

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