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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

Basic Training Principles

Understanding physiologic principles will get you half way to designing your personalized training program. Understanding basic training principles will complete your knowledge base.

A review of training principles stresses the importance of: The goasl is to balance your enthusiaism to "do just a little more" with your body's need to rest and repair the stresses of exercise on the ligaments, muscles, and cardiovascular system. As everyone is different in their response to these stresses of training (both in making positive adaptive changes as well as in how they respond to repair the micro trauma to the muscles and ligaments), there is no cookbook answer. We each have to understand these general principles and then apply them, listening to our own bodies.

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