Rest. Rest. Rest! And then rest some more. It is no coincidence that this is the first element of training that we cover in detail. Not only the first but in terms of a structured training plan also the most important. But, surprisingly, for an enthusiast-cyclist, the most difficult to accept and master. So, make sure to carefully read this article.
Cycling is full of technical elements, not just bare riding, so most elements are trained in separate training sessions. It's similar to when you practiced tasks in different areas of mathematics and physics at school and also studied several other subjects at the same time. You had to master all the subjects in order to proceed further.
Hands up those of you who don't like to smash their PBs or KOMs on Strava or don't wish to raise their hands when crossing the finish line in a race or perhaps easily climb a hill that previously used to look like Mt. Everest to you? No one? I thought as much.
Cycling exists in many forms. However, you must know that cycling as a sport is something completely different from recreational cycling. With a series of articles on the topic of training, I will try to show you what the training process in cycling looks like, to educate you on how certain elements are implemented and how to time your form.
Rome wasn’t built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour. – John Heywood As a direct continuation of the story of winter preparations for cyclists, it is time to switch over to base preparations. If we continue using the analogy with building a house – winter preparations were the foundation of the...
In the article on winter preparations for cyclists, we touched on the importance of body core exercises, especially in the period of preparation for a new season. This group of exercises practically represent the basic and key exercises that strengthen the whole body, improve your posture and reduce the load on the spine. By practicing...
Thinking of having to ride a turbo trainer gets most cyclists' blood to boil. And yet, the majority of serious cyclists own one, because it is an incredibly useful and effective tool. Take a look at 10 reasons why you should own and use a turbo trainer.