Author Archives: Meghan Kelley

Meghan Kelley is a writer, XC MTB racer and trail enthusiast. Her years spent racing XC and working at TrainerRoad has translated to a passion for all things cycling.


Cramping 101

Cramping 101: Prevention and Treatment

Exercise associated muscle cramps can be a frequent issue for endurance athletes. If you experience exercise associated muscle cramps you can use sodium intake, hydration, stretching and maybe even some hot sauce to proactively treat and prevent your muscle cramps.


how to hydrate for indoor cycling workouts

How to Hydrate For Indoor Cycling Workouts

You might need extra water and electrolytes for your indoor workouts. You can make the most of your indoor training sessions by planning your hydration around your sweat rate, and using a fan to assist your body’s evaporative cooling process.


How to Increase FTP While Training Endurance

How to Increase FTP and Train Endurance

A well-structured training plan progressively increases your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). Increasing your FTP increases your ability to hold higher power values longer making you a faster cyclist.


how to breathe more efficiently while cycling

Breathing 101: How to Breathe More Efficiently While Cycling

Use breathing to your advantage. You can improve performance, mental stamina, and focus with respiratory muscle training and active breathing techniques.


Recovery tips and hacks

Recovery Tips and Hacks For Cyclists

Get faster with better recovery. Athletes can make the most of their recovery week with activities and practices that assist the recovery process.


Wahoo ELEMNT Headunit Setup

Outside Workouts: Wahoo ELEMNT Setup

Taking structured workouts outside is easy when you have the right data displayed on your Wahoo head unit.


Tips for Safe Outside Workouts

Tips For Safe Outside Workouts

There are a number of steps cyclists can take to make their rides safer. If you’re going to ride outside keep your rides as safe as possible with these additional precautions and appropriate safety measures.


How to prepare for and ride your first century

How to Prepare for and Ride Your First Century

Taking on a century can be a daunting task, especially when it’s your first. With these tips and tricks you’ll feel confident that you’ve got the information necessary to nail your first one hundred mile ride.


How to Safely Add Volume

How to Safely Add Volume to a Training Plan

When you have extra time to train you can enhance your training plan with additional workouts and maintenance activities. Adding extra training can be extremely beneficial when added appropriately.


why exercise makes you feel good

Why Exercise Makes You Happy and Helps Fight Depression

Balanced, timely exercise can be beneficial to your mental health, improve your sense of well being, and in some cases alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.



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