A strong core is crucial for protecting your lower back, generating maximum power and speed, and improving your control of the bike. Sit-ups are not going to cut it as you need to build core stability and endurance, as well as core strength. Yoga, as a bodyweight training system, excels in this area.
- Abs, obliques and lower back.
- Morning or pre-ride.
- Maintaining core engagement throughout will become increasingly automatic over time.