One of the best ways of increasing your endurance – whether you’re riding a bike or involved in any other kind of exercise routine – is to strengthen your core. When those muscles become fatigued, your mechanics of pedaling break down and your performance suffers. You’ll also be at a higher risk for suffering an injury. Here are some popular cycling workouts that will strengthen your core and make riding on your bike a great deal more fun.
These four popular cycling workouts can go a long way toward reducing fatigue and improving your performance. Do one set of each, making sure you rest at least 15 seconds before moving on to the next exercise. Try to do this three times a week – after, of course, checking with your doctor and getting his or her approval.
These are just a few popular cycling workouts to strengthen your core. If you ever develop back pain – one of the most common complaints of cyclists – use Medi-Dyne’s CoreStretch. This tool will provide a deep, relaxing stretch that will not only help prevent injury it will also help improve the strength of your core muscles. Check out our e-store or call us at 1-800-810-1740 to learn more.
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