As cyclists we all come a point where we want to get faster? It's often our number one goal. What I love about cycling, is that there are always ways to get faster. It's like problem solving. It feels like there are a million ways to get faster and I think that it will differ from one cyclist to the other but here are a few.
You are not giving yourself enough recovery days
You are too focused on completing challenges and getting the miles in
You have been doing the same thing for years
You are not pushing yourself
You are riding the same routes
You always ride with the same people
You don't think about your positioning on the bike
Consider if you are guilty of any of the above and try these remedies:
Take at least 2 rest days a week and let your body recover so you can go harder when you train
Consider your goals and make sure that the action you take, directly relates to you achieving them.
Do something different, to challenge yourself
Practice interval training and learn to ride slowly between intervals
Go on routes that scare you a little
Go out with a friendly group where their speed intimidates you a little
Focus on improving your flexibility so you can become more aerodynamic on the bike.
Book a Free Discovery Call to talk with me about how you want to become a faster cyclist.