Here is part three of a six part series of videos to help you eliminate arm pump during riding and racing.
If you watched my Arm Pump video (
To keep this from happening, you need to grip and move the bike with every muscle possible to keep the load levels off of your forearms.
This week we will look at the Shoulders, Chest and Neck to help improve your strength and endurance on the motorcycle to maintain the proper body position and keep the load off of your arms and onto bigger and stronger muscles.
Pre-Exercise Foam Rolling
As mentioned in Part 1, please
Shoulders, Chest and Neck Specific Strength Exercises
Choose four (4) exercises per body part: Shoulders, Chest and Neck
Complete 2 to 3 sets and 10-15 Repetitions with 30 seconds of rest in between each exercise.
Complete 3 x 30 seconds of a Military Spiders (
Post Exercise Flexibility
Strive to implement this series of exercises three times a week. If you would like to review how we implement strength training with riding and other cross training exercises, please Click Here to reach our Customer Service department and request "Sample Training Overview".
The next article will discuss and breakdown how proper cardio training can improve your body position on the bike keeping your heart rate low and resulting in better endurance and the elimination of arm pump. Until next time, Train Smart, Not Hard!
Yours in sport and health,
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