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Can cycling improve my stamina in soccer?

If you want to run fast, you need somewhat structured training. Normal bicycle commuting is certainly beneficial to ones health, but without structuring it it will be often too short fort endurance ...
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Can cycling improve my stamina in soccer?

Cycling 2 km in 16 minutes is about 8 km/h which could be fast or slow depending on the gradient. No this won't do a lot for your running sprint, because climbing is about endurance, and running ...
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Recovery time after daily cycling - before anaerobic sports

Cycling shouldn't tax your core muscles unless you're in an extreme position. 10–15 miles of riding is not a lot. If you've just started riding, stick with it and it will get easier. If you want to ...
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Commuting two days a week and resistance training the rest of the week

One question to settle beforehand is what do you want to get fitter at? Aerobic fitness or strength? Neither is wrong in the grand scheme of things if you want to live a long and healthy life. If you ...
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Can moving cycling cleats forward be a good way to train our calf muscles?

There's no point. Calf muscles do not provide significant power in cycling: Further down the chain into the lower leg the gastrocnemius and soleus haven't been found to add much power to the pedal ...
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Commuting two days a week and resistance training the rest of the week

This may not work for time or other aspects of your routine, but doing (particularly upper body) strength work on the same day as a long commute would allow you to have some full recovery days. I ...
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