There is no reason to let go of that fitness, even if we are stuck at home.
by Alison Powers, ALP Cycles Coaching
(Photo above taken before COVID-19 outbreak)
In the past two weeks, life has drastically changed. We’ve gone from excitement for the race season and ready to test our fitness and hard work, to being holed up at home and unable to see our friends and family. Our lives have been turned upside down.
For us, at ALP Cycles, the community is very important. We have a family of athletes, coaches, and race team members and their families who are honorable ALP members. While we don’t know what lies ahead in the coming weeks/months, we do know that we want to stay connected with our ALP community.
Everyone has worked hard over the winter months to get better, faster, and stronger. There’s no reason to let go of that fitness, even if we are stuck at home. Us coaches have come up with strategies to stay connected to our community, virtually, and stay fit (or gain fitness) during this time.
This morning, Thursday, Coach Jennifer Sharp is leading a Zwift ride. Perfect timing, as here in Colorado it is now snowing, so we are inside anyway.
In addition to coaching, Jennifer is also a certified Yoga instructor and she recorded a 35min yoga video that our community (and you) can do at home.
I (coach Alison Powers) recorded an at-home strength workout you can do using your own body weight, a chair, and a stair (black and white dog optional). This workout will definitely help you gain strength and enter the race season stronger.