Yoga for Cyclists

Program Synopsis – Cycling and Injuries

Cycling is a popular sport and recreational activity, but it can also come with the risk of certain injuries. Here are some common injuries that cyclists may experience:

Knee Pain: Knee pain is one of the most common injuries among cyclists. It can be caused by factors such as improper bike fit, overuse, muscle imbalances, or incorrect pedaling technique. Conditions like patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) or iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) can result in knee pain and discomfort.

Lower Back Pain: Cycling involves a forward-leaning position that can put strain on the lower back. Poor bike fit, weak core muscles, and improper riding technique can contribute to lower back pain. Prolonged periods of cycling without breaks or inadequate recovery can also lead to muscle fatigue and discomfort in the lower back.

Neck and Shoulder Pain: The prolonged forward-leaning position in cycling can cause strain and tension in the neck and shoulder muscles. This can result in pain, stiffness, and discomfort, especially during longer rides or when maintaining a poor riding posture.

Hand and Wrist Pain: Constant pressure on the hands and wrists while gripping the handlebars can lead to hand and wrist pain. This can be exacerbated by factors such as improper bike fit, excessive vibration, or prolonged gripping in the same position.

Saddle Sores: Saddle sores are skin irritations or infections that can develop in the buttock or groin area due to friction, pressure, or moisture. They can be caused by factors such as improper bike fit, poor-quality cycling shorts, or inadequate hygiene.

Muscle Strains and Sprains: Cycling involves repetitive leg movements, which can lead to muscle strains or sprains in the legs, such as the quadriceps, hamstrings, or calf muscles. These injuries can occur due to sudden movements, overuse, or inadequate warm-up.

How We Help Our Clients

Yoga can be a valuable practice for cyclists to prevent injuries and enhance their overall performance. Here's how our Program can help:

Increased Flexibility: Our Program incorporates a variety of stretching exercises that can improve overall flexibility, including in the hips, hamstrings, quadriceps, and lower back. Increased flexibility can help cyclists achieve proper ... ... body alignment and reduce the risk of muscle imbalances or strains.

Core Strength: Yoga poses often engage the core muscles, including the abdominal and back muscles. A strong core is essential for maintaining proper posture and stability on the bike, which can help prevent injuries and improve cycling efficiency.

Balance and Stability: Yoga poses that challenge balance, such as Tree Pose (Vrikshasana) or Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III), can help cyclists develop better balance and stability. This can translate to improved bike handling skills and reduced risk of falls or injuries.

Body Awareness: Yoga cultivates a greater awareness of the body, breath, and sensations. By practicing yoga, cyclists can develop a heightened sense of body awareness, allowing them to detect and address any imbalances or discomfort before they lead to injuries. This increased mind-body connection can also help cyclists maintain proper form and technique while riding.

Injury Prevention: Yoga can help prevent common cycling-related injuries, such as knee pain, lower back pain, and neck and shoulder tension. By improving flexibility, strengthening the core, and promoting proper alignment, yoga can reduce the strain on joints and muscles, minimizing the risk of overuse injuries.

Mental Focus and Stress Reduction: Cycling requires mental focus and concentration. Our Program incorporates relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing and meditation, which can help cyclists manage stress levels and maintain mental clarity during rides. By reducing stress and promoting a calm state of mind, our Program can help prevent mental fatigue and improve overall performance.

Who Should Sign up for This Program?

For clients who want to cycle faster, better, and be free from injuries in every round of cycling.

Duration of Program

Approximately 1 hour (60 minutes) per session.

  • Breathing and Joint Loosening Exercises (15 min),
  • Asanas (30 min), and 
  • Relaxation and Meditation (15 min) 

Program Frequency

Recommended 3 (Three) times a week with at least 1 (One) day of rest between sessions.

Program Intensity

Gentle and Easy

Program Methodology

All clients shall go through our initial assessment before start of our Program, this is then followed by our monthly assessment, and lastly, our final assessment at the end of our Program.

Our Program is proprietary, and it is designed to run on a Systematic and Progressive manner. However, depending on the physical conditions and progress of clients, our Program allows modifications to be made without affecting the benefits to clients.

Program Director

A Certified Program Director shall be assigned to you once your purchase of this Program is confirmed. Our Program Director shall teach our proprietary Program on a step-by-step basis to our clients so that they could practice our Program at home for lasting results even after our Program has ended. It is a lifetime skillset that we are imparting to our clients for their health and wellness.

Program Disclaimer

We view yoga as a form of preventive and relief alternative. It is neither a cure-all nor a quick-fix intervention to your health or medical concerns or conditions. Our Program is not intended as a substitute for professional health or medical advice. It is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. It is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional health or medical diagnosis and treatment. If you have any health or medical concerns or conditions that warrant special attention, please seek the advice of your health or medical professional before beginning our Program.

Please Read Before Purchasing

By purchasing this Program, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Release of Liability in all its entirety.

Questions?

Email us at customerservice@victoriarose.sg
Private Sessions
$1,750.00