I have said it before and I will say it again: I am fifty, and I still wanna go fast! Staying strong and riding the way you want to ride once you hit the half-century point requires some changes to the way you plan and train compared to when you were younger.
What does it take to ACTUALLY see on-bike results from your strength training? These three key components may not seem like much, but they make THE difference to becoming a stronger cyclist.
Halloween is just around the corner, which means the vast majority of cyclists are now turning to the weight training in an attempt to get faster. Today, we look at the importance of slowing down the movements, to help you get far better strength, stability, balance, and power for cycling.
With Labor day behind us and the clocks set to fall back an hour in the coming weeks, many cyclists are beginning to turn their focus to the weight room and strength training. Here are three things riders aged over 50 should consider to get stronger indoors.
Recently we wrote about switching up strength training now that cycling season is in full swing and exercise restrictions are easing. I thought it would be a fine time to lay out one of my favourite on-bike strength and agility workouts.
As the summertime rolls in many cyclists are dropping strength training to get more time in on the bike. But if you’re looking to ensure that your winter strength training wasn't wasted, these 4 key exercises will keep you stronger on the bike.
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 will focus on knowing when to progress the weights. It’s not always as black and white as we’d like.
One of the biggest mistakes many amateur athletes (and their trainers) make, is believing that more weight on the bar, or more repetitions at a given weight means that you’re on the path to increased performance in your sport. In fact, this could not be farther from the truth.