Why does stability matter in cycling performance? Should we all spend a bit more time on one leg in 2019? Learn how you can test your balance and stability yourself at home and begin some simple work to improve your riding.
As more of us are beginning to train with ever more sophisticated power metres giving us more information than ever to understand our performance it is important to understand what exactly goes into generating the forces we are measuring and analysing. Why do you feel like one leg is ‘smoother’ or ‘works better’ than the other one? Why does your power metre always show a 47%:53% split in power production left vs right? Why can’t your knees stay in a straight line when you push down on the pedal?