Originally posted 2012-03-26 16:06:42.
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It is a good idea for everyone to get checked out by their doctor before embarking on a serious training program to address any current or potential physical problems. You should start by riding distances within your comfort zone. Beginners, or those who haven’t biked in several years, should start by riding mostly flat terrain and very few miles. With […]
Injury PreventionStretchingYour Training Plan Life Cycle is a challenging seven day ride. We want nothing more than for all the riders to enjoy their ride and complete as many miles each day as they would wish. In order to complete the ride without health challenges, you must prepare by training–not only by riding your bike, but also by preparing your […]
Most training or overuse injuries can be prevented by following a proper training program. Be sure to warm up and stretch those muscles before you use them in a workout. And don’t forget to stretch them again once you are finished. Most of the injuries that require treatment on the event are related to knees, feet, ankles, tendons and muscle […]
Of course you will want to focus most of your training on cycling. Nothing will prepare you better than actually riding your bike. It is important to experience the feel of the road, the bumps, the wind, the uphills and downhills, cornering, stopping, mounting and dismounting. It’s also the best way to toughen and train that posterior region. There is […]
To ensure a consistently safe experience for everyone, it is vitally important that all Ride participants be vigilant and deliberately conscious of their surroundings and some of the possible perils that can threaten the safety of each individual as well as the event itself. Safety starts with each of us taking personal responsibility for not only our own behavior on […]