Cycling workout of the week #10: Big gear minutes - ideal for mixing up your cycle commute [1hr]

Do if…you want include some easily completable efforts into your commute – or regular rides – and improve your pedalling force

Image shows a rider completing a workout while cycle commuting to work.
(Image credit: Getty Images / shomos uddin)

A cycle commute is an excellent way to make the most of the time you have available and maximise your fitness gains. To fully reap the benefits of commuting by bike to work, you can turn your commuting miles into a specific cycling workout. 

This cycling workout is one that’s designed to be easily incorporated into a commute by bike to – or from – work and does not require any specific equipment such as a power meter or heart rate monitor to be completed properly.

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