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Fit Recovery’s Cycling Dictionary; the Definition of Weight Training

Weight training

ˈwāt ˌtrāniNG/


The cycling enthusiast should refrain from any upper body weight training during cycling season (loosely defined as “early spring through late autumn”) so as to facilitate muscle growth where it’s important, the legs. Weight training is still important, and should be completed thusly: You train on a heavier bike

Race bike – 15-1/2 pounds:

Training bike – 19-1/2 pounds (with heavier wheels, of course):

You know, weight training.