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As a whippet-thin road cyclist that suffers on the flats when the bigger, heavier riders go to the front and crank up the intensity, building leg strength and power has always been important for me. To address this, from the end of my peak season in 2018, and through til now, I’ve been supplementing specific bike workouts with sessions in the weights room in a bid to build muscle and explosive power.
Mike Woods is one of the leading riders on American WorldTour team EF Education First. Woods has many achievements on his palmares, including third place in the 2018 World Championships and stage victories at the Vuelta a Espana, Tour of Utah, and the Herald Sun Tour.