How to lift weights to get faster on the bike
The off-season is a great time to do a cycling-focused weightlifting regiment in order to be stronger and faster next year.
Why should cyclists lift weights? How should cyclists lift weights? And how does strength gained in the gym translate to power on the bike?
Frank Overton and Ben Delaney address all these issues and more. Listen to the podcast here on Spotify, or watch the recording of the podcast on YouTube below.
This is the seventh podcast in an eight-pod how-to series. Last episode we talked about how to cross-train in the off-season.
Other podcasts in the 8-Podcast How-To Series:
- How to train at the end of your season
- How to review your season in 14 ways
- How to plan next season
- How to take a proper post-season break
- How to maximize your off-season gains
- How to cross-train in the off-season
Upcoming podcast in the series:
- Alternative weight-lifting movements
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Foundation : 3 Weeks
- Perfect for all cyclists beginning off season training
- Raise your CTL and the all-important muscle tension intervals
Phil Gaimon's FONDO
- Complete similar workouts to what Phil does to prepare for all his KOM's
- Sweet Spot training, threshold intervals, and some anaerobic work