Cyclocross demands a strong core for powerful manuvering and stabilty. Go off the front this year with a stronger core for optimum performance and less risk of injury. This CX core training plan consist of over 3 different workouts a week for 6 weeks totaling over 20 new workouts. Exercises balance the strength of the anterior muscles and posterior muscles. Many workouts also focus on lower body explosive power with exercises like single leg jump squats and thera band kick backs.
USAT Level IIE Coach Heather Casey brings performance and injury prevention training to a new level using 20 creative workouts to keep your core and stabilizer muscles balanced and strong!
Heather's background as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist combined with years of teaching yoga, Pilates and TRX to private clients and collegiate level athletes provide you with a diverse training plan to focus on areas many endurance athletes fall short on in their training: Hips, Lower back, Shoulders, Abdominals, Hamstrings and Flexibility.
You won't need a gym for any of these workouts! The only training gear you'll need is: yoga mat, stability ball, mini band (resistance band - PerformBetter.com,) and your commitment to get stronger!