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Strength Training for Cyclists 50+

You’re convinced about the importance of strength training for both your cycling and your general health and are excited to hit the gym. But if you’re over 50, what are some considerations and modifications you need to consider?

What IS True Core Strength?

Here’s what “your core” really is, and a fun, but challenging way, to see how you stack up. When it comes to strength training, everyone talks about “core strength.” So, naturally, we all tend to think of our midsections as being our core.…

Best Foam Roller Tips for Cyclists

TOOLBOX: Static Stretching doesn’t resolve muscle tightness, and neither does strength training alone. Soft Tissue work is the missing linchpin, but you don’t need your own personal soigneur, using a foam roller can have significant…

Bird Dog: A Simple But Hard Core Exercise

As we get into the meat of riding season many riders are beginning to focus on “core exercises” and “maintaining strength”. Let’s take it from the general to the specific with a focus on the classic “Bird Dog” exercise. 

How To Add Skill to Your Strength Training

Last month we spoke about the importance of intent, and purposeful movement in your strength training practice, and how these should be the guiding factors, not just adding weight week to week, or more repetitions per set. This month we…