In this blog, we reveal one secret to any good performance training: doing the same thing each and every day is NOT the best way to improve your performance.
In fact, repeating the same activity, week after week, month after month will only make you very bored – and you'll actually increase your risk of injury.
That's where cross-training comes in.
Cross-training is performing any exercise that is not the one you're competing in. For cyclists, it’s a chance to get off the saddle and do something different. Whether you're jogging, lifting weights or swimming, your heart reacts the same way. So you can spread your effort across other muscles and joints and still keep your fitness levels up.
You just need to know how.