The best way to increase your strength is with functional strength training or "weight training".
Mountain biking and cyclocross racing are unique in the fact that they demand a lot more from your upper body and core compared to Road Cycling. Every time you go through a technical, rocky up hill section or whenever you dismount or remount on the CX bike you use core and upper body muscles. Read More
In part 1 of the “Transition to Cyclocross” series we covered how to mentally and physically transition into cyclocross season. Part 2 of this series focuses even more on physical preparation, specifically on your core muscles. Read More
Part 1 of our “Transition to Cyclocross” series will cover how to mentally and physically transition to the cyclocross season from your road or mountain bike season. In Part 2, we’ll delve into one of the areas of physical preparation in-depth: functional core exercises for cyclocross. Read More