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So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and join a couple of your buddies and do a triathlon. This will be fun, a whole lot of work but the rewards will be great. As with most new hobbies and particularly one that will affect you both physically and emotionally, learning more about the sport should…

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My Feet Go Numb

Foot numbness can be caused by a number of problems, including: improper cleat alignment, wrong shoe size, or an uncomfortable saddle. When one’s cycling shoes are too tight or too small, the feet and blood vessels in the feet become constricted, especially when pushing hard on the pedals. Also, feet tend to swell when exercising,…

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Men’s Hand numbness

Numbness in the hands and fingers while riding is caused when there is too much pressure in two important nerves in the hands, the ulnar and median nerves. When the ulnar nerve is affected, it causes numbness and/or tingling in the pinky finger and pinky side of the ring finger. When the median nerve is…

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Men’s Numbness

Numbing in the crotch is one of the biggest complaints of bike riding when it comes to saddle comfort, and is caused when there is too much pressure in the perineum. The perineum is the area in between the rectum and the testicles in males (often called the taint). The perineal area contains blood vessels…

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