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Saddle Position

One of the most famous debates in cycling and triathlon is the position of the saddle nose angle. The new UCI rule 1.3.014 simply states the saddle support shall be horizontal. Now with that being said we will examine all three saddle nose angles in a negative, positive, and neutral position. If your saddle is […]

Achieving Optimal Power through your Bike fit

Achieving Optimal Power through your Bike fit

Bike Fitting the Most Debated Topic Bike Fitting in cycling seems to be one of the most debated subjects surrounding our sport for the past several years. While some seem to believe the bike fit should just be about the bike. The truth is it’s not! It’s important to look at the bike and the […]

Optimal Cleat Placement

Achieving Optimal Power Through Your Cleat Placement Cleat placement is one of the most important parts of bike fitting. If the cleat is not properly aligned then the rest of the bike fit will be incorrect. Every watt of power you produce is transferred to the bike through your feet and on to the pedals. […]

DI Intervals - Every Second Count - Kinetic Loop Training System

Best Way To Improve Your Criterium Performance

Best Way To Improve Your Criterium Performance A criterium (Crit) race is a based on time and intensity. Depending on your category whether you are a Cat 4 with a 30 min crit or a Pro 1,2 with a 90 minute crit you will need to create an adaptation. In order to do well as […]

Achieving Optimal Power Through Crank Length

Achieving Optimal Power Through Crank Length When looking at crank arm length you would  think this would be an easy topic to discuss. However, for years the crank arm length has been the great debate.  Some athletes believe in longer cranks while other believe in shorter crank.  In the past athletes embraced the idea that […]

Climbing Drills - Kinetic Loop Training System

Climbing Intervals

How to Improve Your Climbing on the Bike When it comes to training everyone responds differently to the training stimulus. If you want to improve your sprinting then you need to practice your sprints. If you want to improve your climbing then you need practice climbing. There are so many drills you can do to […]

What is a Field Test?

KLTS Cycling Field Test In order to evaluate your fitness periodically, KLTS has devised a simple benchmark workout that gives valuable feedback to your KLTS coach and helps him/her determine your progress. Results of this workout will also help your coach periodically evaluate your progress and define your next few weeks of training. This workout […]

Shimming & Wedging is a Crime

Shim or Not to Shim

To Shim or Not to Shim As a coach and professional bike fitter I always here this question “should I shim/wedge”? The answer to that question depends on what are you trying to accomplish.  I would have to say 90% of the time shimming/wedging is like putting a band-aid on the problem.  Putting a shim/wedge […]

Build Your Own Foam Roller - Kinetic Loop Training System

How to Foam Roll

Rolling the Hot Spots: Stretching Using the Kinetic Foam Rolling Loop Every athlete should train addressing the five components of fitness in order to achieve peak performance. The five components are as follows: Aerobic endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. As the average or elite endurance athlete trains, he or she continually […]

Build Your Own Foam Roller - Kinetic Loop Training System

Build Your Own Foam Roller

How to Build a Foam Roller How would you like to learn how to make a foam roller for under 20 dollars??? You will need the following items below: 1. Blue camping mat from Walmart (8.00 dollars) 2. 3 inch diameter by 20 inches in length PVC pipe from Lowe’s or Home depot(cost 3.00) 3. […]