Cycling is a fantastic way to get your stamina and physical fitness up, but if you’re wanting to step it up a notch with some weights, we have all the tips you’ll need! Get ready to grab your bike and helmet and head off on a wonderful trip!
Start small - Go on small trips first, this is the best way to build yourself up to longer trips.
Bike prep - Make sure your bike is in good condition before you head off. There’s nothing worse than a bike falling apart mid journey.
Weight - Start with a small weight, then gradually increase your weights until you reach the level you’re aiming for.
Shoes - Make sure your shoes are in good condition first, especially if you’re going to be using ankle weights.
Route - Plan your route well so you can concentrate on the ride and not the route.
Indoor practice - Practice on an indoor bike before you take to the road.
Hills - Avoid cycling uphill until you’re ready to tackle the long hills and tough rides.
Weather - Check the weather to make sure you’re not cycling in cold or tough weather conditions.
Helmet - Wear your helmet, it’s key you protect yourself from injury!
Friends - Cycle with friends to make it more enjoyable!
Enjoy a great trip!