So you're either thinking about starting up with cycling or already have been doing a little bit of it. So what's the most important factor when it comes to good training? Consistency. Consistency is what really makes the difference in a solid training program. Seems basic and it is. Be honest with how many day's per week you can train. Wether it's two days or six days a week, stick to something that you can really commit to. Rides are good but if you can't always get outside a mellow spin class can work in it's place to keep the consistency. Also make sure that you break up the workouts. Your body needs rest and rest is as important as the workouts. But if you have a day, you know the one, where you're just not motivated or feeling like going for a ride try this little trick. Get in your cycling gear, hop on the bike and go around the block. Takes just a minute or two but if you don't feel like going for a good ride by then you're done. Most of the time what you'll find is you'll still keep riding and that brings us back to the foundation of consistency. So get out there and have fun riding your bike!
Bike Fit Specialist/Coach