I'm registered for a free "Bike Clinic" tonight, sponsored by my health provider. It looks good, with sessions on typical bike topics like fitting and cleats, as well as biking-related health, diet, and exercise issues.
"Biking for the recreational and experienced biker.
Hydration and Nutrition with a Dietician: Learn what foods can maximize your energy with biking. Boxed Lunch included.
Knee Pain with Dr. Holly Duck: Learn about the common knee injuries associated with cycling and how these injuries are treated and avoided.
Training and Exercise with Lori Reynolds: Tips to improve your comfort and power with bicycling;how riding positions effect comfort, what muscle groups tend to become tight from overuse, and how better balance can lead to more power. Each participant will be given guidelines to self assess posture, flexibility and balance for becoming a better cyclist. This session is for the intermediate to advanced runner.
Cleats with Craig Watson and Colin O'Brien: Cleat and foot positioning for power production and injury prevention. The basic aspects of cleat positioning will be introduced and illustrated.
Low Back and Neck Pain with Dr. Erik Adams: Spine problems in cyclist-Presentation of cases demonstrating a variety of spine problems in cyclists. The emphasis will be on successful management strategies that allow a return to cycling.
Bike accessories with Dan Atkins: Learn about different bikes and their applications from a man who has been in the bike business for 41 years.
Fitting for the Experienced Rider with Colin O'Brien and Craig Watson: This session will give an overview of the Cronometro Biodynamic Fitting process. Basic bike fitting provides comfort control and efficiency for the active cyclist. We will discuss the elements of bike fit and essential markers of good and bad fitting.
Low Back and Neck Pain: Spine problems in cyclist-Presentation of cases demonstrating a variety of spine problems in cyclists. The emphasis will be on successful management strategies that allow a return to cycling."