Integrating a stretching routine into your cycling training has practical benefits, despite being a contentious topic in the world of sports science. In this post, we’ll introduce you to 5 stretches for cyclists that can help improve your posture, increase your range of motion, and prepare your body to train and ride harder.
How to Maximize Recovery In Between Hard Workouts
When you have multiple hard workouts per week, the recovery in between those workouts is crucial. 2018 Elite XCO World Champion, Kate Courtney, shares how to get the most out of your down time so that you can nail your next hard workout.
How to Activate Your Glutes While Cycling: Tips to Improve Your Power
The glutes are an important and often misunderstood muscle group in cycling. Following these tips for glute activation can help you work more efficiently and avoid injury.
Injury Prevention, Cross Winds, Tactics for Small Teams and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 238
Special guest Amber Pierce joins the team to discuss injury prevention by foam rolling vs stretching, maintaining stability in cross winds, developing a team race strategy and more in Episode 238 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Pain, Stretching, Strength and more with The Ready State’s Kelly Starrett – Ask a Cycling Coach 222
The Ready State’s Dr. Kelly Starrett joins Coach Jonathan at Strava HQ for a talk on how to be faster through mobility, stretching, strength training, injury prevention and much more.
Strength Training, Heart Rate and Testing, Elevation & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 208
Team Clif Bar Racing’s Pete Morris joins us again as we go over Coach Chad’s strength training plan, how to gain weight and get faster, what your heart rate data means during a ramp test, and much more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode How to increase…
Stretching, Yoga, Base Phase Racing, Commuting and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 197
Join us for Episode 197 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll be covering stretching, strength, yoga and their unique effects on cycling, race selection and tactics during the Base Phase, how your commute can make you a faster cyclist, and taking your live questions.
Lost & Found Gravel Grinder, Ending Workouts with Sprints, Flexibility and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 159
What we learned at Lost & Found, is ending a workout with a sprint a bad idea, is flexibility necessary for cyclists and more in Episode 159 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode Geoff Kabush’s Dirty Kanza Recap Lost & Found Recap What are the best workouts for different…
Maximize Your Training With Marginal Gains
This article is part 1 of 3 in a series focused on maximizing your training. Check out the next article here. Marginal Gains is a popular topic for cyclists these days, and for good reason. Finding fractions of a percent of improvement in every aspect of your life can add up to create impressive results. How you…