Jim van den Berg

Optimize Your Cycling Experience: Readiness Feature
Embark on a smarter cycling journey with JOIN Cycling's latest innovation – the Readiness feature. Say goodbye to guesswork and hello to personalized guidance right at your fingertips. Ready to...
JOIN the Frequency First Club
As president, treasurer, honorary member and, for now, sole member of the Frequency First Club (FFC), it is my pleasure to welcome you to this club. Before we can officially...
Sports Nutrition and Indoor Cycling: What You Need to Know

Indoor cycling, such as with the JOIN Workout player or on platforms like Zwift are becoming increasingly popular. The trainers from Tacx or Wahoo are in short supply and not…

What 3 months JOIN could mean to you
It's one of the most frequently asked questions and one of the most difficult to answer. It won't come as a surprise that the unsatisfactory answer is: 'it depends'. It...
Cycling during family holidays
As a fanatical amateur cyclist, you would like nothing more than to take your beloved racing bike on your family holidays and discover new challenging routes. But you also want...
CycloWorld

CycloWorld was founded in 2010 from a topic on a cycling forum. It all started with a simple list of a handful of cyclos for the road bike in Europe….

What to do with eFTP in the JOIN app?

In the JOIN Cycling app, you can see the eFTP at your profile in the training statistics overview. This is your estimated FTP. We have noticed that this feature is…

Pedalling technique; the legs smarter than the head

Cycling is not technically a very complicated sport. In essence, cycling is one of the few truly cyclical sports out there, by which is actually meant that it involves repetition…

Thé beachrace, GP Groot Egmond-Pier-Egmond

JOIN Cycling is co-sponsor of the GP Groot Egmond-Pier-Egmond, the beach race of the year to be held January 7. You’ll ride 38 kilometers over the beach, through the dunes,…

Average power or heart rate?

A question that comes up frequently is what power or heart rate you should focus on in your intervals with the JOIN Cycling workouts. For example, should you look at…

How do I start indoor training on a Tacx or Wahoo?

In autumn and winter, it becomes less pleasant for some to enjoy cycling outside. That is why it is very handy if you can train indoors at home. Just bought…

The 80/20 rule for a polarized training plan

A good polarized training plan contains a combination of different types of workouts and will include workouts around the turnover point and interval workouts in addition to gentle endurance training….

Core stability exercises for cyclists

With an example of a core stability training scheme. You can’t fire a cannon from a canoe. This is the best way to describe why core stability is so important…

Seated vs standing climbing

Sprinting, accelerating, descending or time trialing are all very nice to do, but nothing beats cycling up a beautiful mountain pass. There is nothing more rewarding than toiling your way…

How to combine training on the roadbike and MTB?

What many road cyclists who occasionally take the MTB or MTB riders who occasionally ride on the roadbike encounter is that the intensity of these training sessions is difficult to…