How Daniel Benjamin Lost 60lbs & Raised His FTP In A Year
Testimonial: "Fast forward to now and I just hit my goal weight of 165 pounds. My resting hear rate went from 60bpm to 45bpm. VO2 max went from 44 to 58. FTP went from 315 to 340. Watts per kg went from 3.4 to 4.5."
Balancing Your Riding & Strength Training Schedule
As a cyclist, your strength training program should be dictated by the time you spend on-the-bike. This means that your riding discipline, volume, frequency, and intensity all determine what’s ideal for you to do off-the-bike...
How Strength Training Improves Cycling - Explained Simply
A brief explanation of these 5 key reasons: The Obvious, Less Compensation, Injury Prevention, Comfort, Put It All Together.
2022 Vert Challenge Winner
This ride embodies the START MOVING FORWARD mentality. Danny chose to stop the downward spiral of inactivity and weight gain after his injury by getting on the road bike. He then set his sights on 403 repeats of a climb that he initially struggled to do just once. Get the details here!
DOUBLE EVEREST - Climbing 58,064' In One Ride
Documenting a business owner, husband, and father of 3 take on the biggest physical/mental challenge of his life. Derek Teel sets out to Double Everest on Deer Creek Road in Malibu, CA. To hit 58,064 Vertical Feet of climbing, he'll have to do 45 laps. It's going to take 24 hours (or more) which means pushing through the dark on this notoriously dangerous road. See what it took to train, the nutrition plan, and details of execution around this effort.
2022 Vert Challenge
The Dialed Health Vert Challenge is a PR of vertical ascent in one ride! Whether that is 5K, 10K, or 29K(or more), the goal is to expand our belief in what we’re capable of. Be a part of the event from anywhere in the world on your bike of choice. Click here for more details on how to enter and win!
The Difference Between Strength Training for Cyclists and Non-Cyclists
First let’s be clear on who the “cyclist'' is that we're referring to. This person’s primary fitness goal lies in their performance on the bike. I’ll add that this performance can come without losing their ability to be a functional human. A “non-cyclist” is someone who may hop on a bike from time to time, but has no intention of “performing.” It’s purely for light exercise, to get outdoors, spend time with kids, etc. (valid)...
Rapid Fire Questions with 2020 Enduro World Champ Jesse Melamed
Jesse is a professional enduro racer who is currently ranked third in the world based on his standings last year (2021) in the Enduro World Series, one of the important races in enduro riding. And in 2020, Jesse actually won the series. With all of that being said, in our opinion at Dialed Health, he's one of the best riders on a trail bike period. Here are some of the questions Coach Derek asked him in their interview...