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Cycling Tips

As a cyclist, regardless weather you are just starting out or have been on the bike for awhile you might be struggling with stiffness and tightness in your body and muscles. As much as we love cycling, it doesn’t allow to move our bodies into it’s full range of motion resulting in tight muscles and inflexibility. With this (and you) in mind, we created some stretching sequences for cyclists.

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What to expect?

The JOIN “Yoga for Cyclists” series is designed to alleviate tightness and increase mobility, promote better performance and comfort during rides, which are all essential components for optimizing your time on the bike. These sessions are of course crafted to complement your cycling routine, helping to prevent injuries and enhance recovery by targeting key muscle groups.

15-Minute Warm-Up Essentials

Start your rides off on the right foot (literally) with this warm-up stretching routine for cyclists. Trust us, your body will thank you later. Before you hit the road, prepare your body for the journey ahead. By gently increasing your heart rate, activating your muscles, and priming your joints for movement, you’ll reduce the risk of injury and perform at your best.

15-Minute Upper Body Release

Cycling isn’t just about the legs – your upper body plays a crucial role too! Considering not just cycling but also our modern lifestyle, you likely experienced tension or discomfort in your shoulders, neck, or back before. This upper body stretching release for cyclists targets areas prone to tension and promotes better posture, on and off the bike.

15min Post-Ride Cool Down & Recovery

You’ve conquered the miles, you’ve pushed your limits, and now it’s time to reward your body with some well-deserved rest. This post-ride cool-down stretches for cyclists is like a spa day for your muscles. By gently stretching and relaxing your hard-working muscles, you’ll promote faster recovery, reduce soreness, and leave your body feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. It’s the perfect way to set yourself up for success in your next cycling adventure!

2x 5min for your lower body

Legs: Targeted leg stretches are like a turbo boost for your cycling performance. By focusing on key muscles like your quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves, you’ll not only improve your flexibility but also enhance your pedal stroke efficiency.

Hips/Core: Ah, the hips – often neglected but oh-so-important for cyclists! Our hip-focused stretching routine is your ticket to a more comfortable saddle experience. By loosening up those hip flexors and improving mobility in your hip joints and around your glutes, you’ll ride with greater ease.

We’re eager to hear how adding these sequences into your routine will help you to improve your ride. Let us know or leave a comment below the videos. Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to not miss out on any further updates.