7 Simple Stretches for Cyclists

There are many types of stretches and most are good, if done correctly. The main cycling stretches focus on the lower body.

Reading a stretching manual or following an experienced person is the best way to learn the best form.

"Even if you're obsessed with cycling, you still do more than ride, Anderson writes. If you run, play other sports, or just sit at a desk all day, stretching helps protect you from injury and dissipates tension, says Bob Anderson in his definitive book, Stretching.

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