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Weight-Room Workouts for Cyclists: Part 1

Written on January 1, 2008 at 4:41 pm, by Eric Cressey

Cyclists spend thousands of dollars on precise training and nutrition protocols, seek out the best equipment and supplements, and look to find the best training groups to push them to the next level. However, in spite of their enthusiasm and commitment, very few cyclists are taking advantage of valuable training off the bike. This three-part series outlines six key exercises that not only optimize performance, but will keep you healthy for the long haul, as well.

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  • Dan

    Eric – I like your website it always has a lot of information. I am a powerlifter who likes to ride bike. And this spring I intend to do a century ride. So what type of workout do you suggest for a guy training to do a century ride? Most of the training will have to be indoors because it is winter time. Yet, I want to keep doing strength training and not lose a lot of strength. Currently I am doing the Sheiko training program and it is kicking my butt. Any suggestions? Thanks Dan


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