Pilates is a type of workout that specifically targets core strength and stability of the body and limbs. For cyclists a stronger core can aid a more efficient riding position with increased power and comfort. Runners, Swimmers and Triathletes benefit in similar ways.
Jo Horsley, our passionate Pilates practitioner with over 15 years of experience, has witnessed first-hand the extremely positive life transforming effects that Pilates has to offer. Qualified as an instructor since 2012 Jo has been actively instructing on an average 15 classes per week, for people from all walks of life and backgrounds. Jo strongly recommends Pilates for Cyclists
Many cyclists’ main performance concern is optimising their power-to-weight ratio, increasing their VO2 max or developing explosive speed. However, what about an activity that develops core strength, stability and motion control? Pilates is a worthwhile addition to your training routine.
(A new membership package will include these fitness classes, while be build up a bigger menu of classes we will just operate on a Pay As You Go) Booking is not always essential, but it does guarantee your place and greatly helps us plan.
Strength & Core with Sarah Jones
The Strength and Core Class aims to build the foundations in strength training to provide cyclists with improved performance and aid injury prevention. This class is suitable for all abilities and will use Kettlebells to perform key movements.
Adding off the bike, specific strength classes like these will be really beneficial for steep climbs and top end power. targeted strength training also develops the muscles around the joints to help hold your body in the best possible posture for power delivery. Core exercises help with power delivery and comfort and is so important for cyclists of all levels.
This class is great for Mountain Bikers too, as it will also develop your strength to handle the bike, riding faster with less fatigue.
(A new membership package will include these fitness classes, while be build up a bigger menu of classes we will just operate on a Pay As You Go) Booking is not always essential, but it does guarantee your place and greatly helps us plan.View full product details
We know we should, now there is no excuse. Pre or Post workout these short 30 min classes will keep you in tip top condition, improve your position and comfort on the bike and help you recover from hard training. Led by Lucy Johnson directly after the Wednesday Hour of Power class. Lucy has developed a series of exercises specific to the needs of cyclists, that we are sure you will find beneficial.View full product details