Climbing on the bike: training rules for cyclists - Balanced Movement Studio

Climbing on the bike: training rules for cyclists

Brian Beatty, PT, CFP

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You can’t learn to climb long hills without climbing long hills, so from here, we head west to the mountains.

Here are our Balanced Movement Climb Training rules:

  1. Ride as a group to climb.
  2. Climb at your own pace.
  3. When you top out, descend back to the last person in the group and then ride with them back up to the top.

You descend relatively together, re-group, and ride the flats and rollers as a group. Everyone gets to put all they want into the climbs, but all stay together for the day.

This works really well, as long as you like the group you are with. So be picky about who you invite along.

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Brian and Andy helped me overcome a herniated disc that had me in pain 24/7. Within a few visits I was back to working out at full capacity without pain. Brian also helped me improve my run stride and movement of my posterior chain in the process. I'm stronger, faster, and healthier now having worked with them than I was before the injury.