Cross training for high-impact sports

» Posted by on Sep 3, 2009 in Athletes and Body Work | 0 comments

In the July 2009 issue of Tennis Magazine, it talks about how cycling is great cross-training for people who participate in high-impact sports. Cycling is so much easier on the knees then the continual pounding of a tennis court, basketball court and even hiking.

 

“To get the most of our time on the saddle, make perfect circles with each pedal stroke, says Sally Edwards, an exercise physiologist and champion triathlete from Sacramento, Calif.,” the magazine says. “Pull back with your hamstrings and use your claves and hip flexors to push the pedals.”

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