Can we learn anything from ancient training techniques?

Can we learn anything from ancient training techniques?

Posted on July 15, 2022

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Cycling has changed a lot since the days of Eddy Merckx and Fausto Coppi, especially when it comes to training techniques. Not eating or drinking on long trips, cycling 600 miles in a week, or even taking two months out of season! Hank and Manon walk you through some old school training techniques and show you how we can learn from them. Chapters: 0:00 – Intro 0:39 – Riding a heavy bike 1:26 – Doing extra training 2:06 – Riding without fuel 3:13 – Taking time off 3:53 – Keeping a diary 4:47 – Long miles slow 5:55 – Train Like Merckx 6:48 – Just Pedal Useful links: adventure documentaries, exclusive shows and races live on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/more
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Richard V. Johnson