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Weight Training For Cycling 2

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

In Part 1, we looked at how weight training can improve cycling performance. Part 2 describes how we can make a start with weight training and offers some sample exercises and tips for developing muscle endurance or power.

Making a start

In Weight Training for First Timers (see link below), I’ve described some of the most important things to consider when starting a weight training program, including things such as:

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