Everyone knows warming up is essential, or is it?

Most cyclists feel a responsibility to warm up but many are uncertain of how to do it. 

In this guide, I’ll lay out the evidence-based foundation of the warm-up while offering specific suggestions for how you might tailor a warm-up to the specific demands of your event. Let’s jump in. 

If you’ve been told to warm up before a cycling event, it’s probably been for one of the reasons below.