Advantages of Dry Training
This term comes from the swimming industry. It refers to training out of the water. Nevertheless, cyclists and other sportsmen also use this term to refer to training out of their sport of choice, in our case, without a bike.
1. This type of training can be done at a gym or any other place with reasonable space, try your backyard!
2. Dry Training consists of personalized, customized and evolving set of functional exercises to increase performance, strength, and flexibility.
3. Helps prevent injuries. With this preventive concept, it combines strength exercises with proprioception exercises (the sense that informs our bodies the position of the muscles. The more you are riding, the more you should dry-train.
4. This type of workout turns out to be very flexible and dynamic, you can combine muscle groups and develop physical capacities you didn't know you had. The ideal way to execute this training is through a circuit with different and specific exercises.
5. Complementary material is not necessary, however, it will give you more options and exercise variations. Dry training exercises are adjusted to meet your ability and desired goal, so the intensity depends on you.
We recommend you start off with 2 days of dry training per week. See how you feel after a couple of weeks and if your performance has gotten any better... add one more day, more intensity, change exercises, prevent injuries and keep on improving!