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Strength Training For Cyclists

Cycling performance comes down to your Power to Body Weight Ratio. The stronger you become, the more power you can generate on your bicycle which translates to increased speed and climbing prowess. The fastest way to increase your Cycling Power is with a scientific strength training program. Strength training allows you to climb at a higher wattage and lower heart rates, making you a more efficient cyclist able to tackle even the most daunting hills.

Cycling and strength training can radically change your life by improving body composition, reducing health risk factors and increasing vitality. Proper strength and flexibility training best facilitates these benefits and is a short cut to achieving these goals!

Learn the science used by pros and successful beginners alike and discover how to increase your Cycling Power. It’s never too late to update your program and start on the proper path to success and enjoyment!

This Lecture Will Teach You:

  • How weight training will increase power and make you a better hill climber
  • How a personalized strength training program that will make you a better overall cyclist
  • The Periodization Strength Training Principles used to train elite athletes to make every workout 100% efficient
  • Why your strength training program gets stale after 8 weeks and how to avoid plateaus
  • How to increase power & avoid getting big bulky muscles [unless you want to get big]
  • Why stretching is critical for performance, injury prevention and recovery
  • The dangerous exercises that are common in every gym in America but will hurt and not help
  • The approach to strength training that makes it sustainable

Presented by Robert Forster, Physical Therapist, Author, National Spokesperson and Performance Specialist who has helped athletes win 43 Olympic Medals, NBA and Ironman Championships and Grand Slam Titles. He is an avid cyclist and has completed seven of the toughest multi-day cycling events in the world , including the TransAlp Challenge, La Ruta de los Conquistadores in Costa Rica and the B.C. Bike Race.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00pm

WHERE: Cynergy Cycles – 2300 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica