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Getting Fit for road cycling!

  1. Start with a proper bike fit: Make sure your bike is the right size and properly adjusted for you.
  2. Build a base: Begin with lower intensity rides to build up your stamina.
  3. Incorporate intervals: Include short, high-intensity intervals in your training to improve your power and endurance.
  4. Get a coach: A coach can help you create a personalized training plan and provide feedback.
  5. Ride with a group: Join a local cycling club or riding group to stay motivated and improve your skills.
  6. Mix up your terrain: Ride on different surfaces, such as hills, mountains, and gravel, to challenge your body and improve your overall fitness.
  7. Cross-train: Incorporate strength training, yoga, and other forms of exercise into your routine to improve your overall fitness and prevent injury.
  8. Fuel properly: Eat a well-balanced diet and make sure to hydrate before, during, and after rides.
  9. Get enough rest: Allow your body to recover by getting enough sleep and taking rest days.
  10. Invest in good gear: Make sure you have a quality bike, helmet, and clothing that fit well and are comfortable.
  11. Practice good form: Focus on proper cycling technique to improve efficiency and prevent injury.
  12. Use a cycling computer: Track your progress and set goals to stay motivated.
  13. Set realistic goals: Start with small, achievable goals and gradually increase the difficulty.
  14. Plan your routes: Plan routes that are challenging, but also achievable, and vary the distance and terrain.
  15. Have fun: Remember to enjoy yourself and don’t take it too seriously.


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