Podcast: Weight Lifting for Cycling

Weight Lifting this winter will make you faster! More strength = more power = higher FTP = riding our bikes faster. However this is not your high school weight lifting plan; its designed for cyclists! “Speeds specific to cycling” is the secret sauce of this program: the velocity of the lifts plus the neuromuscular sprint workouts that are coupled to the Strength and Power Phases make this 10 week plan effective for endurance cyclists." On this week's podcast, we break down all you need to know about incorporating a cycling-specific resistance training program into your offseason.

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About Frank Overton

Frank founded FasCat Coaching in 2002 and has been a full time cycling coach since 2004. His educational background includes a Masters degree in Physiology from North Carolina State University, pre-med from Hampden-Sydney College. Frank raced at a professional level on the road and mountain bike and currently competes as a "masters" level gravel and cyclocrosser. Professionally Frank comes from medical school spinal cord research and molecular biotechnology. However, to this day it is a dream come true for Frank to be able to help cyclists as a coach.

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