Don’t take the off-season literally. Instead, think of it as your pre-season. In fact, to make the most of your cycling, think of your entire cycling year in different seasons, says Coach John Hughes.
Here’s how he lays out the cycling year:
“What you should do during the pre-season depends on your cycling objectives, whether you ride primarily for your health or for recreation,” he says. “This eArticle is both for people who ride primarily for health and also those who ride for recreation. The eArticle describes different off-season activities and then combines these into:
For both groups of riders, Coach Hughes provides information on effective aerobic training, cross-training and indoor workouts that meet the recommendations of the American College of Sports Medicine. He also provides a detailed 12-week resistance training program, with the exercises illustrated on his website.
Like all of his eArticles, Coach Hughes’ 27-page Off-Season Training eArticle provides all of the information that you need for a productive off-season, structured into easy-to-follow 12-week programs.
Productive Off-Season Training for Health and Rec Riders is also available as part of Coach Hughes' Off-Season Bundle, a cost-saving 3-eArticle package.
Note: this is an eArticle. Your purchase will be stored as a PDF file in your customer account on the website for downloading and printing.