Ride strong in 2021 | How to get strong for cycling
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We’re back with Ben Plenge from MTB Strength Factory to look at practical ways in which you can improve your strength with mountain biking and cycling in general, in mind. If you missed the previous episode on why strength and conditioning is so important for cycling, check out last-week’s episode.

For more information on Ben and his Strength Factory in-person and remote coaching business, check out www.thestrengthfactory.uk or his social media pages – ‘mtbstrengthfactory’ on FaceBook and ‘strengthfactory_coach’ on Instagram.

 

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