12 Tips to better cycling: Tip 11 – Help your muscles

Tip 11 – Help your muscles

The race has been tough and after a long uphill on your bicycle, the temptation is great to just coast downhill… – Here’s our tip for today…don’t just coast downhill without pedaling.

Reason:  As you climb up the hill, lactic acid builds up in your muscles and can contribute to muscle soreness. By pedaling lightly but constantly while you are coasting downhill—even if there’s little resistance—you can help remove this lactic acid. .

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