Start cycling to become a better runner

By December 10, 2015Run

A bicycle can be among a runner’s most valuable tools for training the body to shift into higher gear, develop quicker turnover, create more power and reach peak racing shape.

Petra Kilian-Gehring, coach and co-owner of Speed Cycling in Madison, Wis., says the biggest benefit runners can get from road biking is the ability to do more work with less stress on the body. Specifically, that means increased cardiovascular fitness that is directly applicable to running, but with less recovery time as a result of the decreased impact.

Running and biking are two of our favorite things, so we’re excited to bring them together!

Read the guide from Competitor here.