Today I speak with Dr. Chloë Murdock, physiotherapist and expert bike fitter. Chloë’s clinical expertise treating endurance athletes with orthopedic and pelvic floor dysfunction gives her a unique perspective as a bike fitter, and allows her to comprehensively assess and fit cyclists to their optimal position. As a former D-1 track and cross country athlete, her love for sport runs deep. She is a Slowtwitch and BikeFit certified bike fitter, as well as a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and USATF level 1 and RRCA certified running coach.
Chloë shares many useful tips and tricks for both pregnant moms and this retuning postpartum. You don’t want to miss this episode!
We talk about:
-demands on the pelvis in cycling
-the fit of cycling shorts
-bike fit checks postpartum
-common issues with endurance athletes
-asymmetrical saddle fit
-identifying weak links
-virtual bike assessments
-International Bike Fitting Institute
2:08 pelvic floor and cycling
3:40 discomfort in the saddle
12:25 differences in bike shorts
14:10 triathlon versus cycling shorts
16:20 returning to cycling postpartum
20:30 peloton during pregnancy
22:40 increase in women in endurance sports
26:10 most common issues seen
28:10 ins and outs of a bike fit
35:45 working with pregnant and postpartum athletes
38:28 common mistakes with bike fits
44:20 rapid fire questions
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