Category Archives for "Cycling"

Part 1: The Carrie Seipp Story

Over the next few days, I, Carrie Seipp, will be guest blogging for Twin Cities Movement. I will write about recovering from a bad crash at a bicycle race. Those of you who know me well have likely heard the topics I will discuss. You will know that I feel like a broken record. I […]

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Cycling Neck Pain: How to Eliminate and Prevent it

Today, we’re talking about cycling neck pain. What are the causes of neck pain while cycling, and what are a few ways to prevent it, or at least manage it? Because cyclists spend 100% of their time leaned forward, the head naturally will start to creep forward as well. This dysfunction is commonly known as […]

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Hip Mobility For Cyclists: 3 Hip Mobility Exercises

Over the course of a short bike ride, cyclists will go through thousands of repetitions of hip flexion and extension. Even with this constant movement, your hips are never fully flexed or extended. This often leads to tight hip flexors and other dysfunctions in and around the hip capsule. Because of that, we can’t stress […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Hip Preparation for Cyclist

If you know a cyclist with tight hips or sore knees, share this with them. Cycling requires mobile #hips to get the most effective energy transfer from pedal strokes. If your hips are restricted, that mobility can be borrowed from your lower spine or your knees, which can result in low back pain or knee […]

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