More aerodynamic position vs. More comfort
It is time to have a more open hip angle? Shorter crank? Less saddle/handlebar drop?
Interesting research with reflexions on cyclists suffering hip pain.
THE ROLE of a BIKE FIT in CYCLISTS with HIP PAIN. A CLINICAL COMMENTARY (nih.gov)
What happens when we cycle with low temperatures? https://cyclinguphill.com/cycling-cold/
Decrease the risk of injury with eccentric muscle work for your quadriceps.
Low back pain often is triggered by muscle fatigue therefore an exercise routine is a good preventive action together with checking your sitting position at work, your bike frame dimension and attend a full bike fit session with physical assessment.
Sometimes cycling is considered a painful sport but it is possible to understand the origin of pain and massively improving the quality of our ride.
Low back, buttock, neck, knees, feet, hips, wrists: All these part of body can suffer from pain, discomfort, pins and needles while we pedal. There is always an answer to these pains and possible action to take to resolve the problem, from improving our flexibility with exercises to change the stem.
Massimo Monticelli, osteopath intrigued by manual therapies with passion for cycling, biomechanics and bike fitting.