Warming down after cycling is very important for recovery, especially if you're planning to get back on the bike soon after. It helps keep your muscles moving and prevents lactic acid from forming, and also avoids injury!
thousands of spectators on the 24th July when the Tour de France takes its final bow for 2016. Running parallel to the Tour finale, however, is the 3rd edition of La Course, the prestigious women’s race. Read more about it here.
The end is within sights and only five days left to try and secure the Yellow Jersey. Read all about how riders benefit from rest days, their routines, and the history of Berne - the location of the second rest day of the Tour de France.