Seated Vs Out The Saddle Climbing - Which Is Better?

Published on January 9th 2019

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While on their recent trip to Oman, Chris and Emma investigated what climbing technique is better - in or out of the saddle. Heart rate and power were both recorded for the set course, but which came out best? In association with Haute Route Oman. GCN Fan Kit Sale - Up To 40% Off: https://gcn.eu/15Q Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/15P Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity With thanks to The Shangri La Hotel. Chris and Emma do science! Climbing out of the saddle is a good technique for very steep gradients and the opposite is the same for seated climbing. Emma naturally prefers out the saddle, where Chris is different - let's see how the different techniques compare in terms of power output and heart rate for a set climbing course. What's your preferred climbing technique? Let us know in the comments below. 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcn.eu/15O Watch more on GCN... Emma's Uphill Hour Record 📹 https://gcn.eu/emmashour Music: Epidemic Sound Curves - Ealot Going Places - Ealot Hometown (Clean Version) - Killrude Party Bangers - Qeeo Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/