We all know of the importance of stretching after a day in the saddle but who really does it? Time is precious and we all have commitments so once back from a ride then its normally just straight in the shower, maybe a recovery drink at best! I have done endless different stretches but have … Continue reading Essential post ride routine!
After doing lots of research and studying on how to improve my cycling I thought I would write a simply article on the what are the main muscles used while pedalling, explain their importance and most importantly how to strength and condition them. The power phase of the pedal stroke happens as the hip and … Continue reading Muscles used in cycling and how to strengthen them simply!
Prep for my day of cycling in Lanzarote was not great due to having a few pints and the odd glass of wine the night before which is never great! I could not get the route on my Garmin so just went with a screen shot on my phone of the route although that was not a … Continue reading Up the Haria……..
To anybody new to cycling you would think you just jump on and turn the pedals round but if you want to become faster and more efficient then mastering the pedalling technique will give you the edge. Phases of the pedal stroke The pedal stroke can basically be broken done into four zones although the … Continue reading Pedalling technique
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When looking at buying a new bike many women ask do I need a woman’s specific bike? What’s different? There are some differences in the way that men and women sit on a bike which mean that female specific bikes can be a big improvement over a small men’s or unisex bike. Size Matters Women … Continue reading Woman’s Specific Bikes
Hamstring stretch for cyclists, triathletes and runners