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Training Like a Sprinter: Key Suggestions for Speed Enhancement To ride quicker and enhance power, riders can reap the rewards of sprint sessions.An impactful sprint warrants both high leg speed and power.All sprinters, particularly track sprinters, perform more plyometrics and off-the-bike weightlifting than any other kind of cyclist. To covert that power and strength into acceleration when riding, riders also get high cadence leg work in. There are several variations of sprinting, all of which warrant different approaches from the cyclist. Robert Förstemann is a muscular individual. In comparison, Peter Sagan, a road sprinter, is lean, despite being quite strong....

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If you have ever wondered how fast you were pedaling, know that you are not alone. Kids and adults, when riding their bikes, often wonder this. It’s only natural. After all, people are competitive by nature. Thankfully, you can purchase a bike computer that will provide you with information on your current speed, maximum speed and average speed. However, for some people with a highly competitive spirit or are interested in their physical fitness, they may want to know if they’re doing better than other cyclists and if they have the ability to go faster?  Now, it’s hard to discern...

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2018 TrainerRoad training software review TrainerRoad training software review - a very impactful and user-friendly power-based training program. "Maybe the best $12.00 per month you can spend on getting quicker!" Positives: Greatest trainer-workout program available; compatible with most operating systems and devices (Bluetooth, Ant+, iOS, Android, PC); comes with training plans. Negatives: Training plans are trainer-centric. There is no simple export feature to conduct workouts on another head unit or Garmin. Purchase if: You desire a customized plan or a whole training plan full of indoor workouts on an impactful, contemporary medium. Riding a trainer without direction can be somewhat tiresome. Precise, focused...

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Ongoing, brief rides are the quickest ways to enhance your fitness and cycling performance. Just about everyone who rides does so to get in better shape. It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional or a newcomer, though, experience is irrelevant. The same rules apply to everyone. Training is a regulated approach to giving our bodies a challenge, and ongoing training lets the body get in better shape by adapting to it. To progress, we must raise the difficulty of such challenges on a continuous basis. This can entail riding harder or further. Your fitness game won’t improve – or perhaps...

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Master Hill Climbing: Suggestions to Get to the Top Faster There are several areas in the nation where it’s feasible to finish rides of a notable distance with low ascent. If you don’t incline by nature, you might be partial to bombing along the flat rather than enhancing your climbing. Everyone has their strengths, talents, and weaknesses. If climbing is one of your weaknesses, you should do it more to get better at it. The powerhouse form, along with its bigger mass, helps some riders rock the shine or sprint on the flat, which isn’t usually conducive to gradients more...

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