Strength Training

Strength training is the work you can’t skip if you want to participate in endurance sports for years to come. See how functional training, including strength training, core strength, and mobility, can help you avoid injuries and improve performance.

Does Strength Training Make You Faster?

Dr. Stephen Cheung reviews recent research that addresses the question of whether strength training can make you faster on the bike.

Core Exercise: Reverse Tabletop

This core exercise is part of a series of core workouts offering a multi-planar approach to core integrity.

Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

Learning how to use the lower body appropriately is crucial for a number of high-performance bike skills. The single-leg RDL helps develop balance and power.

Bilateral and Unilateral Leg Curls

Learning how to use the lower body appropriately is crucial for a number of high-performance bike skills. The leg curl will help with general strength off the bike.

Reverse Slide Lunge

Learning how to use the lower body appropriately is crucial for a number of high-performance bike skills. The reverse slide lunge will help develop control and power.

If Dr. Stephen Seiler Were Your Dad, How Would You Train? Part 2

Dr. Seiler and his daughter Siren talk about intensity zones, peaking and riding the wave, recovery diagnostics, strength training, pistol squat PRs, Paula Radcliffe, and the loneliness of the high-level female endurance athlete.

Strength and Conditioning: Full-Body Off-Season Exercises

Strength and conditioning coach Jess Elliott walks through a multi-planar approach to strength to build stability, efficiency, and resilience.

Q&A on Time-Crunched Athletes, Zone 1 Rides, and Unstructured Intervals, with Hannah Finchamp

Episode 145

Pro mountain biker and coach Hannah Finchamp helps us field questions on time-crunched training, zone 1, interval design, and more.

Q&A on Nutrition for Long Rides, the Hour Record, and Strength & Conditioning at Home

Ryan, Trevor, and Chris field questions on nutrition, strength training at home, the Hour Record, plyometrics, and more.

Strength and Conditioning: Core Exercises for Cyclists

Strength and conditioning coach Jess Elliott walks through a multi-planar approach to core integrity to build stability, efficiency, and resilience.