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Cycling Performance Improvement

Off-the-Bike Conditioning for Cyclists

Whether you are interested in mountain bike racing, road racing, competing in Gran Fondos, or completing your first-ever century ride, the off-the-bike strength and conditioning program will prepare your body for cycling season.

This program will help you improve strength, power, comfort, and handling on the bike, as well as reduce the risk of injury in preparation for racing season.

 

Strength and Conditioning Training

A comprehensive off-season strength and conditioning program has been proven to elevate cyclists’ overall performance on the bike and provide a competitive edge. This four-week program will focus on improving your core strength, restoring muscle balance, increasing flexibility, and developing stronger cycling muscles so you will be tuned up and ready come racing season.


Injury Prevention

Cyclists commonly experience overuse injuries such as tendonitis, low back pain, neck pain, and various issues that lead to reduced performance. Establishing a solid strength and conditioning program is imperative to bolster often neglected areas and take advantage of the opportunity to build stronger muscles for racing.


Participants

This program is designed for competitive racers of mountain bikes, road bikes and cyclists (ages 15 and up) interested in improving their performance.


Class Format

Group size is limited to five people per instructor so personal needs can be addressed. Sessions are twice per week for four weeks. One-on-one sessions are available if preferred.


Class Schedule

Session 1 – January 8, 2019 through January 31, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00pm

Session 2 – February 12, 2019 through March 7, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00pm

If you would like to sign up for the class, please email us at sports@nebh.org

Meet the Instructor

Scott Taylor, PT, has been a Physical Therapist and cyclist for over 20 years. He is a New England High School Cycling Association (NEHSCA) coach of high school and middle school mountain bike racing teams, and an Expert Masters Cross Country Mountain Bike racer.

His 2017 resume includes:

  • 2nd Expert Masters, Bond Brook Treadfest 6 hr, MTB Marathon
  • 1st Expert Masters Carrabassett Back Country Challenge, MTB Marathon
  • 3rd Expert Masters, Harding Hill, MTB XC race
  • < 9 hr (Big Buckle) finisher at the Leadville Trail 100 mtb “Race Across the Sky”

Contact Us

Sports Performance and Fitness
40 Allied Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
617-754-5069
sports@nebh.org

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