Going downhill quickly and safely requires good balance and cycle-handling skills that can be practiced and honed to improve.
Let’s look at your goals, your schedule, and how you can arrange your training to have both fun and progress this season.
Want to get stronger, perform better, and increase your power? The answer lies in your recovery.
Since performance is related to how much power you can deliver, the development of force and speed is a good idea.
The cessation of strength training can result in losing the hard-fought gains in strength and power obtained during the offseason.
A good warm up will enable your body to get to its working heart rate quicker. Starting from cold means your body has to work anaerobically for longer.
In a new study, doing leg presses before a 20km trial cut cyclist times significantly.
Just a half-inch difference in saddle height can significantly impact performance.
The benefit to you will be improved recovery. One of the worst things you can do is to stand still.
It's now time to ramp up our efforts at cycling specialization, but it is a mistake to turn our backs on weight training.
If you have the EMR type of test and obtain all the data, there is a wealth of info you can use to reach your goals.
After two weeks I have undertaken ten training sessions, and during these I have attempted to ride more in a circle during both the effort and rest phases. Here is a detailed analysis of my results.
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