When is it best to strength-train around your time in the saddle? Ultimately, this post is the second installment in a longwinded way of saying “it depends.” But, with an understanding of intensity, we can narrow the bandwidth of options and hopefully make the best training decisions possible.
When building a strength-training plan, there are several key variables to consider. In this series, we will discuss these pillars in hopes of creating a workable and relevant foundation of understanding when it comes to strength-training for cycling.
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While time in the saddle understandably takes precedence over most other aspects of performance, the warm-up itself can serve as its own micro-training session, not only to prepare for the hard work ahead that day, but also to aggregate marginal gains over time.