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DO CYCLISTS NEED STRENGTH TRAINING?

Many athletes ask questions about strength training. Should they? Shouldn’t they? Should they lift heavy, light, free weights, machines or Crossfit? There have been debating about the effectiveness and necessity of strength training for endurance athletes for many years. Strength training has proven not to be a waste of time and effort for cyclists. How does it benefit the cyclist? Is strength training is beneficial for a cyclist if they try to avoid too much muscle? Building strength does not necessarily add muscle. Strength training can rather lead to greater endurance and stronger resistance to injuries. The training approach does not focus on muscle building. Heavy weight and low reps help train the body to make better use any available...

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