#ThursdayTherapy: 5 Cycling Strength & Conditioning Exercises

Following on from last weeks 8 stretches for cyclists, here are 5 exercises from British Cycling’s Physio Phil Burt to work on your Functional Trunk Strength – ideal for those starting from scratch or looking to build up their saddle time on the bike.

https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/knowledge/training/off-the-bike/article/izn20130617-Busting-The-Core-Myth-0

“Functional trunk strength and co-ordination is what is needed to be able to pedal strongly, perform on the bike tasks such as putting on a rain cape and, in the case of track sprinters, lift heavy weights in the gym. Robustness is the capacity to absorb training and avoid injury both on and off the bike.” Phil Burt – for the full article click here

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In Bristol tomorrow night is a Core Strength & Injury Prevention Workshop, a 60min workshop giving you key Core Training exercises and stretches to help improve strength, reduce the risk of injury and improve performance for running, triathlon & adventures in 2016.  Led by Team GB sports therapist and PT Kim Ingleby.  To book and for more info go to www.energisedperformance.com/core strength injury prevention bristol workshop

 

If you are looking for some advice or support with cycling training, do get in touch with us at  info@energisedperformance.com

Gail, who runs the Event Team, is available for treatments Tuesday 6.30 – 8.30pm, Wednesday 10am – 2pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm.

Becky, currently off traveling will be available again from the beginning of March……