Should You Change Your Cycling Cadence?

Published on February 10th 2024


Should you bother varying your cycling cadence? Is low cadence beneficial to training? Heather and James test their power with high and low cadences. They discuss the potential benefits of low-cadence cycling efforts, from increasing muscle strength to maintaining a low heart rate. 00:00 Intro 00:55 Why should you train low cadence? 03:14 65rpm low cadence 03:55 95rpm high cadence 04:35 Cadence and power results 06:30 When should you vary your cadence? 08:13 When should you use low cadence? Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us ๐Ÿ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop ๐Ÿ‘‰ GTN Training Plans ๐Ÿ‘‰ Which cadence do you prefer? ๐Ÿšฒ Let us know in the comments below ๐Ÿ’ฌ Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น High Vs Low Cadence Running ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show ๐Ÿ‘‰ Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist ๐ŸŽต Charging - OTE Empty Skies Below - Duplex Heart Ferdinand - Duplex Heart Thriving Seas (Instrumental Version) - Blood Red Sun Wax My Back - Andreas Dahlback The Turn (Instrumental Version) - Martin Hall Just Don't Care - Sven Karlsson #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #pedal #power #cycling #cyclinglife #rpm #training #trainingday #trainingplan The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers โ€“ and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, weโ€™re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTubeโ€™s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Ergon: THEMAGIC5: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Surpas: Truekinetix: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -