1. Post #1

    February 2010
    2,508 Posts
    what is a reasonable routine to improve core fitness, shouldnt be over 30 minutes per day or require any equipment, the aim is to improve area's that cycling neglects
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  2. Post #2
    Arcana's Avatar
    October 2011
    930 Posts
    Doesn't cycling pretty much neglect everything?

  3. Post #3
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    Kamern's Avatar
    March 2005
    2,331 Posts
    Doesn't cycling pretty much neglect everything?
    Nope pretty big thigh muscles:

    http://davidgodden.com/wp-content/step4_inline.jpg

  4. Post #4
    Arcana's Avatar
    October 2011
    930 Posts
    Okay. But, cycling does neglect more than the core.

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    Goberfish's Avatar
    February 2007
    585 Posts
    He might already know what he's going to do for the other areas that it neglects.

  6. Post #6
    Arcana's Avatar
    October 2011
    930 Posts
    He might already know what he's going to do for the other areas that it neglects.
    Fair enough.


    As for the OPs question, I'm not too sure. If you aren't using any equipment, you can only go so far.

  7. Post #7
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    Goberfish's Avatar
    February 2007
    585 Posts
    If you aren't using any equipment, go do yourself a favour and do the convict conditioning progressions (which do go really darn far)

    Although you'd need to find a place to hang for the harder exercises

  8. Post #8

    June 2011
    231 Posts
    lol thinking you cna cycle and gain any good muscle at a normal rate

  9. Post #9
    Hobo4President's Avatar
    January 2009
    1,252 Posts
    When you say cycling you talking about the tech or actual bicycle riding?

  10. Post #10

    February 2010
    2,508 Posts
    actual riding with a club, usually 40-60 miles twice a week (depends on the destination how far we go).

    not sure how to put this but i wasnt looking to build a lot of muscle, simply improve my fitness so im not cycling on leg strength alone and get to a point where by summer i am fit enough to enter 200km events

  11. Post #11
    ImTerryCrews's Avatar
    January 2012
    289 Posts
    maybe you should focus on being better at cycling instead of getting abs

  12. Post #12
    Dennab
    April 2010
    5,256 Posts
    Those look like regular sized thigh muscles....

    Edited:

    and he's flexing lmao

  13. Post #13
    The Worm's Avatar
    December 2011
    2,248 Posts
    If you have snow available, and a trail, I suggest cross country skiing. Just double-pole for a while, and back. It will strengthen arms and abs (if you're doing it right).