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CYCLISTS: LOW BACK MUSCLES LIGHT UP CLIMBING? THESE 2 EXERCISES MIGHT HELP

Going uphill on a bike, well, just plain sucks. Especially if your parents bestowed upon you an over abundance of fast twitch muscle fibers (raises hand). That works really well on short climbs up to about 3:00, after that, it can easily be an MTB (or road!) OMG WTH. It also sucks if your low back gets "hangry" at you as you climb. If you're lucky enough to have this happen, my guess is there's a short circuit in your posture OFF the bike that is affecting what's going on once you get on it. If you've got consistent low back pain off the bike: GET IT CHECKED. There could be a bigger issue at play, and it may need something more than a few simple exercises to get things under control. This ca