Winter is a time of festivities, holidays, and cheer – but in many parts of the world, it’s also a time of snow, slush, and freezing temperatures. Unfortunately, this means that winter is far from the ideal time to train, as a cyclist.
And while you may be tempted to simply avoid the outdoors, and train inside on your bike trainer or your stationary bicycle, you don’t have to abandon the great outdoors entirely. In this article, we’ll discuss some of our top tips for cyclists who are training in the winter.
Cycling is a sport that you can enjoy for your whole life. It’s low-impact, great for your heart and muscles, and a fantastic way to work out – whether you’re on an indoor cycle, or biking in the great outdoors.
But a cycling injury can derail your training program, and affect your ability to enjoy riding your bicycle. In a worst-case scenario, you may even have to stop cycling altogether while you recover.
So in this article, we’ll go over some of the most common cycling injuries, and give you some tips on how to recognize them – and avoid them. By doing so, you’ll be able to ensure that you stay healthy and active on your bicycle for years to come. Let’s get started!