Tag: strength training for cyclists

Six of the Best Strength Training Exercises for Cyclists

The best strength training exercises for cyclists are multi-joint workouts that promote stability and mobility. It’s critical to get into the gym to build strength for cycling. And it’s a better idea to do a full-body workout instead of only focusing on legs and hips. Squats, deadlifts, shoulder presses, chest presses, and rows can all…

Want to Maximize the Cycling Benefits for Seniors?

Get Your Butt in the Gym to do Strength Training for Cyclists Over 50 As a nearly 60-year old cyclist, I hate to see “over 50” and “senior” in the same headline. One of the cycling benefits for seniors is building increased endurance. But the reality is that bicycling is a non-weight-bearing sport, which means…

Want More Speed and Power on the Bike? Use These Six Critical Movements

What Strength Training Exercises Do I Need For a Full-Body Workout? To reap the benefits of strength training for cyclists, how do you know what exercises to do? We know that strength training at least once a week will help build a stronger foundation for your on-the-bike work. Strength training helps you ride faster, with…

New Research is Absolutely Clear: Lift More Less

Effective Strength Training for Cyclists, Runners Means Fewer Reps, Heavier Weights The science is absolutely clear: Strength training for cyclists and strength training for runners works and is critical for improved performance. And the recent research suggests we should be lifting heavier weights with fewer reps. And as an older athlete, I’m doing less volume…

Joy the Downward Dog Has Fitness Goals. Do You?

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