Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Climbing Hills On A Bike

4

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

To make climbing hills on your bike MUCH easier, do this:

Get a good pace going before you reach the hill
Sit back in your seat, try to keep a steady pace and when you feel your legs slow down, drop to a lower gear. Also, gently rock the bike side to side.

MORE INFORMATION:
You don't want to lean forward, it will kill your knees. Its ok to stand every once in a while to get some more momentum, but it will wear you out faster on longer hills.
- Submitted by NWEITE 7/30/2010 in Exercise | 0 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments


Be the First to Add Your Comment


Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: emotional eating how to stop | how to stop emotional eating | how do i stop emotional eating