Pedalling comes naturally, for the most part. But there are things you can do to make your pedal stroke more efficient. Click here to subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Professional cyclists rarely think consciously about pedalling in circles, and neither should you - your natural pedal stroke is probably the best. Where the pros have the edge is a well-developed flexibility, allowing their muscles to move freely through the full pedalling range. Regular stretching will go some way to giving you that flexibility too. Cadence drills can help maintain your efficiency even when churning up hills, and even thinking about saving energy by keeping your upper body steady will help in the long run. Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Santini cycling kit: gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT Kask helmets: gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes: gcn.eu/1tsXI7S Garmin: gcn.eu/1GtylOY SCOTT bikes: gcn.eu/1Btx0Bj Ridley: gcn.eu/1EDbfPy YouTube Channel - gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - gcn.eu/gcnTW Leave us a comment below!