Having the strength to hold your body in a good balance position can mean the difference in feeling balanced or feeling like you are using ever muscle possible to keep good body position.
Now there are may other factors included in balance including skill work and understanding where you need to be positioned on the bike.
These exercises help you understand how to hold weight through your hips and your trunk to offload the pressure on your arms and on your knees.
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Technical Climbs can get tricky! Your tire can slip out, you can lose your balance!
Lots of people have heard Boobs over the bars...
➡️ Do you still have trouble getting that move down?
➡️I’m going to teach you the mechanics behind it... what muscles do you use?
🥇2 Exercises to help you with it!
Get better at those techy climbs and find out the best muscles to get stronger and why.
Your neck gets a lot of stress when we ride mountain bikes. Having your upper back moving is key to decreasing stress on your neck.
[Want to know my most frequently given exercises for NECK TIGHTNESS?]😊
👉These foam roller exercises provide movement to the upper portion of your back
😳 Did you know that the upper portion of your back is supposed to move when your neck moves? The first 3-6 segments rotate and flex/extend as you move your neck. If you have lower neck issues or tension. These are the exercises for you.
😳 Did you know that this is typically the tightest region of your body?? Esp if you bike
Check it out and comment “Movement” if you want more information on this area
Or let me know if you have an area you want information about 😀
(as always perform these exercises at your own risk and if needed stop and seek professional care)
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Dr. Liz Koch is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and the founder of The Ride Life. She is based out of the Asheville, NC region