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    Planning to get my motorcycle learners permit by the end of this year, but first I'd like to build some strength in my legs and upper body to better be able to handle a bike with more confidence and was hoping for some advice. I'm 5'4 and about 7 and a half stone. Bikes I've been looking at include the Triumph street triple 765 and Ninja 250, among others for reference.

    ideally start going gym and lifting, with motorbikes you really need alot of strength, Your upper back and shoulders need to be strong to help you control the bars.
    and the best way to start is by lifting and strengthening your core and lower back so they can support your body leaves your arms free to steer the bike and operate the controls (from what ive been told)

    make to do cardio, Endurance training and cardiovascular fitness is veeerryyy important; work your core; Squats, deadlifts and lunges will all improve your leg strength too, and arms is an obvious one tbf, press-ups, bench presses and pull ups are all useful in stepping up your upper body strength too
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