4 Strength-Training Exercises to Boost Cycling Power

Calf Raises

Stand in a Smith machine, bar across your shoulders, balls of your feet atop two weight plates or a step, heels off the edge. Keep your legs straight and rise onto the balls of your feet. Return to start. (Work your entire body with moves that'll give you Your Best Cycling Body Ever.)

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Single-Leg Press

Place your right foot off center on a leg-press platform, bend your right knee, and lower until your leg is 90 degrees. Push back to start. Do one set, then switch sides.

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