Cycling & Mountain Biking: Tips to Improve Bicycling Performance and Fitness | Fitbie

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Star Power: Patrick Dempsey

The headliner of Grey’s Anatomy is a driving force behind a cancer center and charity ride, and friend to some of cycling’s biggest names. But his quest to build community is just beginning

Upgrade Your Fitness Bucket List

Push your limits by conquering these 12 life-changing physical challenges

Ride Your Bike All Winter

Before the salty slush attacks, take these five precautions.

Long Miles in the Saddle Helped Him Shed 200 Pounds

How do you begin the impossibly long journey of shedding 200-plus pounds? For Kent State student Luke Metcalf, the answer was by riding one mile.

Cycling upgrades on a budget

25 Bike Upgrades For 25 Bucks Or Less

Tour de France champ Bradley Wiggins needs those $4,000 wheels. The rest of us should consider these clever, intuitive, and eminently affordable improvements first


Fall Workout: Cyclocross

If you're looking for a competitive outlet for fall but don't want to train for a marathon, check out this fast-growing biking discipline

Energy Drinks

The Best Energy Drinks for Cyclists

Our testers uncork the best new products to fuel your ride

These Celebrities Have Tried a Tri

Find out which A-listers have swum, biked, and run to a triathlon finish

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The Best Core Workout for Cyclists

Boost power in the saddle with this quick and easy abs routine

America's best fall bike rides

America's Best Fall Bike Rides

Test your end-of-season fitness on one of these long, fall bike rides in the USA

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Make a Splash: Calorie-Blasting Water Workout

Have more fun in the pool with a water workout that tones fat zones and blasts more than 300 calories in under 30 minutes—no sweat

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Sexy Summer Slim Down

This wonder workout will melt off 5 inches from your waist and nearly 10 pounds in 6 weeks

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A Comeback Plan for Runners

No more excuses! Here’s how to kick-start your running routine—and stick with it all year long

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Give Your Heart a Workout

Unlock the lifesaving power of exercise with this three-pronged fitness breakthrough

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Hit Like a Girl

With this do-anywhere boxing routine, you'll look like a knockout in no time flat

Total-body workout for weight loss and fat burn

2012 Total-Body Transformation

It's the perfect time to commit. Let Chris Powell from Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition help you make 2012 your fittest, healthiest year ever

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Om for the Holidays

Use this 20-minute sequence of yoga poses and breathing techniques to beat stress, boost energy, and flush toxins from the body

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15 Minutes to Your Leanest, Hottest Body

Got a crazy-busy schedule? No worries (and no excuses!). These supercharged workouts tone and trim in a flash

Abs for all seasons

Abs for All Seasons

Use these cardio drills to keep your core strong all winter long

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New Moves to Slim Your Muffin Top

The key to shrinking love handles: Attack your fat from all angles. Here, 10 toning moves that target your hips, abs, obliques, and lower back

He Dropped 30 Pounds of Fat … and Took Home Cash!

An executive chef finds competition and monetary rewards are the key ingredients for losing weight.

4 Ways to Lose Stubborn Belly Fat

Sick of sucking it in? This fat-blasting protocol from Drs. Jade and Keoni Teta can banish your belly once and for all.

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He Dropped 40 Pounds and Wrote a Diet Book

Before Jorge Cruise penned his best-selling fitness series, he transformed his own body—and life

"I Lost 45 Pounds and Improved My Golf Game!"

A life on the road caused golf pro Karen Stupples to pack on the pounds. But a few simple food swaps helped her go from a size 12 to a size 4!

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"Facebook Helped Me Slim Down"

For Christina Taylor, the internet provided a surprising source of weight-loss support

"I Discovered My Fitness Passion—And Dropped 30-Plus Pounds!"

Paula David hated exercise until she trained for her first 5-K. Now she's hooked on running and off cholesterol meds

before and after pictures Natombi Simpson

"Zumba Transformed My Body--I lost 90 Pounds and Counting!'"

Natombi Simpson believed that she'd never be less than a size 24. Now she's a size 8!

weight loss success Keoni Hudoba

This Personal Trainer Danced Off 142 Pounds

Keoni Hudoba sang and danced his way from obesity to a career in fitness

weight loss success Michael Knight

He Dropped 89 Pounds and Found a Career in Fitness

A chronic overeater, Michael Knight went from being an obese bodybuilder to a celebrity trainer

Weight loss success Gina Crome

She Lost 172 Pounds and Became a Dietitian

Dropping half her body weight inspired Gina Crome to help others overcome their own weight struggles

Daily Calorie Calculator
Are you eating too much, too little, or just enough? Find out exactly how many calories you should be consuming for weight loss
Pace Calculator
Whether you're wondering how quickly you'll finish your next race or exactly how fast you need to run to beat your PR, this tool has the answers
Walking Calculator
Find out how many calories you burned while walking with this easy-to-use calculator. Enter your stats to get started!
BMI Calculator
Do you need to lose a few pounds? Find out by calculating your body mass index, a basic indicator of healthy weight
Body Fat Calculator
Get a gauge of your body's percentage of fat with this simple tool. Just enter your weight and a few measurements to get started
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Bicycling Weight Loss Kick-Start

If you love to ride, but want to see the effects on your waistline, it's time to focus your training. This plan helps you burn more calories after your wheels stop spinning, so you can lose more weight.