Did you know that cadence training can make you go faster without the need to increase power?
Did you know that learning to control transitions to match changes in terrain using cadence changes (along with power, as needed) avoids unnecessary use of energy?
In this post, I discuss why all cadences are important and have a place in cycling, including:
- What is cycling cadence and how to measure it
- Importance of cadence training
- Types of cadence
- “Ideal cadence” is a misleading concept
- Benefits of training all cadences
- Sample cadence drills
If you want to learn even more about muscle firing patterns check out this podcast from Velo News: How to Stop Your Legs from Fighting Themselves.