Training for the Ride
The Norton Sports Health team has put together a complete training program to help keep you healthy while preparing for the Bike to Beat Cancer. Using this program, riders of all skill levels can train safely while enjoying their time preparing for the ride.
Whether you’re a beginner or veteran rider, you’ll find tips for preventing injuries, appropriate stretching, training techniques and proper nutrition. The program also includes advice for how to train to reach your full potential. It is important to remain on schedule; use your training log to keep track of rides during the week.
Click here and sign up to receive free text messages for training ride updates and possible cancelations provided by Norton Sports Health. Updates will also be listed on Bike to Beat Cancer’s Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rides may be canceled due to bad weather.
*Before beginning any training program, consult your sports health physician to ensure you are healthy enough to properly train and complete the ride.
Download the Bike to Beat Cancer Training Guide (Coming soon!)
Indoor Spin Group Training Rides:
All indoor training rides require a $5 suggested donation, and spin bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thursday, March 22: YMCA Northeast from 7:30pm-8:30pm
Thursday, April 26: YMCA Downtown- 7:30am-8:30am
Tuesday, May 15: LAC Westport- 6:45pm-7:45pm
Thursday, May 24: LAC Westport- 6:45pm-7:45pm
Tuesday, June 12: LAC Jtown- 7:30am- 8:30am
Thursday, June 21: LAC Clarksville- 7:30pm- 8:30pm
Tuesday, July 17: LAC Dixie- 7:30pm- 8:30pm
Thursday, July 26: LAC Dixie- 7:30pm- 8:30pm
Tuesday, August 14: LAC Clarksville- 7:30pm- 8:30pm
Thursday, August 23: LAC Jtown- 7:30am-8:30am
Outdoor Group Training Rides:
Ride difficulty ratings are approximate:
1: Family/beginner; mostly flat terrain
2: Mostly flat to rolling; up to one-third hills
3: Rolling; up to one-half hills
4: Rolling, mostly hills; some long, steep grades and/or long mileage
5: Mostly long, steep hills and/or extremely long mileage