Will cycling alone increase my power?

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It can depending on how it's being performed. Power is developed when muscles can develop force very quickly. So, if your casually cycling at a relatively low intensity, then you won't develop much power by applying that type of stimulus to your leg muscles. However, incorporating high intensity sprints into you cycling program (as that seen in interal training where you go from relatively slow, low intensity pedaling to higher resistance, faster pedaling) can certainly carry over to helping improving lower extremity power.

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