Train Like a Pro Cyclist
By lisa schneider - United states
TRAIN LIKE A PRO CYCLIST
Activity Duration: 1 month
Recommended Age: 10-18
Are you bored just riding around without a purpose? Do you want to train like a pro cyclist? You're never too young to learn. The activities in this lesson are designed for you to investigate what it takes to become an elite cyclist.
Have you ever wanted to “Train Like a Pro Cyclist?” This is your chance! Watch this quick video of young BMX cyclist Austin Schneider doing one of his jumps.
You will have the opportunity to complete a variety of activities that help you understand more about how physical activity and nutrition play a role in your becoming a better cyclist.
Watch this video to have a better understanding about what it means to be a cyclist.
For your first activity select the type of bicycle you will use.
You can ride a road bike, mountain bike, cyclocross, or do Velodrome racing, BMX racing and even stunt bicycling. Another great option would be instead of purchasing a fancy and expensive stationary bike right away, buy a stand that adapts a road bike as a start. There are many DIY ideas on You Tube to create your own.
Download the activity material and instructions below:
SHOW US YOUR TRAIN LIKE A PRO CYCLIST skills and places you visit - Send your drawing, pictures, videos, poems or sound bites of your bicycle riding activities to SciArt Exchange (submit here) and we will share your creativity with other kids around the world.
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