Training & Nutrition - Recumbent Trainer
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06-07-09, 07:24 PM
A friend gave me a recumbent trainer. If I start hitting it hard to make up for my declining saddle time on the bike (hours at work increased significantly and I can't put in actual miles)....will it help in my training for an upcoming century? Or would a straight-up stationary bike be better?
06-08-09, 06:47 PM
Riding in your regular position would be better. Recumbents don't let you use your glutes the same way that a standard bike does. But it'd be better than not riding, and better than running.
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