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  1. #1
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    Best ways to Cross-train - running and what else?

    I just started running and it seems to have really helped my endurance and I'm not getting as winded on the hills. However, I still really feel it in my legs. What are some good options to cross-train to build more power/endurance in your legs? Would getting a spin bike help and setting it on a high resistance?

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    If cycling is your thing, i would stick to workouts on bike
    Joe Friel's Blog: Specificity of Training

    I would do workouts on bike like this
    Sweet Spot Part Deux | FasCat Coaching :: Cycling Coach for all Cyclists

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    Oct 2009
    Nothing will improve your cycling more than cycling itself.

    Perhaps hit the gym and do leg workouts to increase power.

    Also, push harder gears to simulate the spin bike effect you speak of. Find a long stretch of flat road and go hard with low cadence.

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