The Best Back Exercises for Cyclists

Back problems plague just about everybody at one time or another. It’s one of the main injuries that force people to go see a doctor. Practice preventative measures to reduce your chances of having back issues with five essential exercises. People like to work the muscles they can see—abs, chest and arms—often neglecting their back. Your back is constantly fighting gravity—compression is steadily putting pressure on your spine and though you can’t stop wear and tear, you can certainly slow down the process.

Having a stronger back will help improve your performance on the bike, increasing your odds of having success and reducing the risk of injury—not to mention having better posture to boot!

Getting a stronger back and body is relatively easy; two days in the gym each week while slowly increasing the weight on the exercises will get you there in no time.

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