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  Last updated: 11/14/2014

Pedal Technique

You can pick the right sport drink, eat smart, and do twice a week intervals to improve your CV system (and VO2max). But in the end it is attention to the details of technique that will make the difference in two evenly matched competitors. It is not only the absolute power you can develop in your legs (CV system, muscle strength) but how effectively it is delivered to the pedals.

Improving our speed on the bike is dependent on:

The most common shortfalls in technique are: This article nicely reviews proper pedaling technique with several suggested exercises to improve delivery of leg power to the pedals.

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