The Tour de France is the crown jewel of the WorldTour calendar. Over the course of three weeks, all eyes are on professional cycling’s best riders as they push their bodies to the limit for more than 2,000 miles. It’s a race that demands respect, inspires awe, and requires an unbelievable amount of prep work—by teams and the individual riders.
Riding makes you smarter, burns mega calories, and builds a stronger heart and enviable quads. Here’s how to maximize every minute, from the moment you hop on your bike to the second you hit the shower.