Strength Training can make you a better cyclist
We’ve talked about strength training before, but this time around we brought in professional cycling coach Taylor Thomas from Thomas Endurance Coaching in order to get additional information out to our listeners.
Becoming a better cyclist includes many things, and strength training off the bike is a great way to improve your performance when you’re on it. Taylor shares with us his knowledge on the subject and tells us how to get the most out of your training time.
Oh, and we almost get Victor to do some burpees for us on air.
In this episode we discuss:
Why does strength training matter?
- Why does core work matter for cyclists?
- Why does body weight resistance work matter, kinesthetic workouts (box jumps, etc) for cyclists.
- Why does weight training matter for cyclists?
How to implement strength training:
- Where to start? What is most important
- How often should you be doing strength training and what kind?
- Do you need to go to a gym?
Getting serious about strength
- How to use strength training to control your weight (both increase and decrease)
- Sample workouts for best cycling results.
Are you a cyclist who rides more than 50 miles per week?
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