Bike Forums - View Single Post - Former runner, just started cycling
View Single Post
Old 07-07-08, 07:36 PM
Senior Member
Trickery's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Bellingham
Posts: 54

Bikes: Bianchi Equinox, Iron Horse triumph 5, Baracuda comp

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by DrPete View Post
Your lungs will be there, but your legs will not. You need to spend some time in the weight room building some muscle mass in your legs and getting those fast-twitch fibers firing.

Cycling is a very isometric activity compared to running. Train to be a strong cyclist and your running will suffer. Or, just be content sucking at both like me.
does this mean that running as cross training is counter productive (from a muscle building perspective)?
Trickery is offline