The right cycling pedalling technique involves more than just pushing down.
Like in all sports, there are techniques to cycling. And one technique rarely thought about is to learn about correct pedalling technique.
Most people just jump on the bike and start pedalling. If you push down with your feet the bike moves forward. If you’re on a hill, and it’s getting a little difficult, you stand up and keep pushing on those pedals.
But there are specific cycling pedalling techniques, and learning them will help improve your cycling.
Here’s a great video explaining more about how to pedal your bike the right way, rather than just jumping on and pushing down.