Riding in a group can be plenty of fun! It’s a great way to meet like-minded people, but can be rather daunting at first. Here are 6 key pointers to help you and the bunch make the most of a group ride together.
The sky is almost the limit in terms of the number of exercises you can do with resistance bands. They can provide resistance in any plane of movement, and can be attached to different height fixing points to get different angles of movement. Bands do behave differently to free weights, so care must be taken to control the movement when returning from the band’s stretched position.
The glutes are the biggest muscle group in your body, so if you can get them working well, you’ll be a faster rider. Here is Sarah Hunter’s butt building workout.
Deny and avoid it as you may, but the fact of the matter is that cycling at your highest level requires recruitment and training of not just your leg muscles. Yep, a stronger core can improve your ride significantly. Here, I’ve detailed your new core regime below…
Over time I have noticed that many riders just don’t ride easy enough on their active recovery rides. Here are 4 ideas to try to help nail that ride and not go too hard.
Cycling Strength Training – do you really need it? It goes without saying that time on the bike is needed and it will improve your leg strength and aerobic capacity, but that is only one part of the story.