We all know know Shannon as one of the strongest climbers in our group. I went to him seeking advice on how to make Brimley a little less painful and a lot faster. Here's the advice that Shannon shared on how to conquer Brimley and every other hill you face in your daily training
Climbing hurts. Period.
One approach is to minimize the time climbing and thereby minimize the hurt. Here are a couple of thoughts that people might consider when aiming to get up the incline as quickly as possible.
Thanks Shannon - we all really appreciate your words of advice
Building on Shannon's tried, tested, and true words, here is a great article from Bicycling.com about the 5 secrets to flying up hill.
Follow Shannon's advice and these five uphill riding tips and you'll be seeking out inclines in no time.
FLY UP HILL - 5 CLIMBING SECRETS - http://www.bicycling.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/fly-hills?cm_mmc=BicyclingNL-_-05242011-_-trainingandnutrition-_-fly_up_hills
How do you feel you climb? Are you fast, can you be faster? Do you hurt? We all hurt climbing - even Shannon hurts when climbing - hit the comment tab below and share your tried, tested, and true words on the subject of going up