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An Agenda for Cyclists

An Agenda for Cyclists

Every repetitive activity or sport requires specialized training. I’ve had the honour (and challenge) of correcting cyclists’ anatomies and training them for comfortable rides, and even memorable finish lines. The things cyclists need to beware of, because of their crouched position and repeatedly bent legs, are a weak upper back (dominant chest and shoulders), weak lower back (therefore a weak core), tight hip flexors and tight hamstrings. So, when training a cyclist, a trainer needs to: -Strengthen the sub-scapular muscles in the upper back (one arm cable rows) -Strengthen the lower body for endurance and power (wall squats 3 min +, isometric hold bosu...

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