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What Is The Optimal Cycling Cadence For You To Run Faster Off The Bike? | GTN Does Science

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Published on Oct 8, 2017

The first ever GTN does science is here! In this video we test the optimal cycling cadence to help you run off the bike efficiently in your next triathlon. What is your prediction?

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The relationship between your bike cadence and your run cadence off the bike has long been debated. It is commonly thought that your run cadence should match your cycling cadence, but is there any truth in this?

For this experiment we are at the Team Bath lab with head physiologist Jonathon Robinson. The test involved 3 sets of a 10 minute bike ride, followed by a 5 minute run off the bike. The run will be at the same cadence (170spm) but the bike will be done at varying cadences (65, 85 and 105rpm). Mark will complete these tests at his sprint distance intensity and Heather will do this at her her half-ironman intensity.

As there is not much evidence on this subject we tested everything including VO2, heart rate, lactate and perceived effort of exertion.

Check out the full video for the results and let us know your predictions in the comments below 👇

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