cycling

Spring Into Cycling

Posted by on May 23, 2016 at 7:13 pm

Sherri Bike1Cycling is a fabulous low-impact cardiovascular workout that definitely will strengthen and tone your legs! And even if you haven’t rode a bike since elementary school, riding a bike is just like, well, riding a bike! However….

……whether you cycle recreationally or competitively, cycling requires a great deal of leg strength and endurance in your torso muscles to hold your body in a forward flexed posture safely while you ride.

Here’s a few exercises to enhance your cycling enjoyment and overall performance on your bike.

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Cycling Strong!

Posted by on April 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm

crown pointHave you noticed how many people are out on their bikes enjoying our beautiful spring weather?! It’s such a great workout and a wonderful way to get outdoors and explore the beautiful Northwest. Cycling strong is key!

It’s important to remind all of you that fitting your bike correctly to your body will reduce your risk of injury to your back, neck, knees, shoulders and wrists. Many local bike companies provide this service which is very important, especially for those of you who ride long distances.

The next most important tip for your cycling safety is to always wear a helmet, obey the rules of the road and always ride defensively. 

 

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In addition to the correct bike fit, you need strong muscles to hold you in correct alignment and posture while you’re cycling. Read more on Cycling Strong!…