Run­ners, em­brace the bike: you have noth­ing to lose but your fear of lurid Ly­cra and padded shorts

Runner's World (UK) - - Fitness -

NO ONE would ques­tion the fit­ness of cy­clists tack­ling the Tour de France, but can the bike ben­e­fit run­ners? Yes, says pro triath­lete Lin­sey Corbin. ‘Cycling is a great way to cross-train, whether you’re healthy or work­ing through in­jury.’ In a study that com­pared run­ning four days a week with do­ing two runs and two hard bike rides, im­prove­ments in run­ning were the same af­ter five weeks.

GET INTO A SPIN Cycling is a great way to main­tain or boost fit­ness with­out stress­ing your joints.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.