CHRIS CARMICHAEL, Lance Armstrong's longtime coach and founder of the Carmichael Training Systems, was named the US Olympic Committee's Coach of the Year in 1999. He has presented his "Train Right" methods on NBC Nightly News, CNN, 60 Minutes, The Discovery Channel, ABC's World News Tonight, and other venues. Coauthor of The Lance Armstrong Performance Program and author of the New York Times bestseller Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness: Eat Right to Train Right, Carmichael lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Jim Rutberg has been working closely with Chris Carmichael for more than 7 years, starting as an athlete and then progressing to a pro coach and Director of Publishing for Carmichael Training Systems, Inc. Rutberg and Carmichael have written innumerable articles and four other books together, including The Ultimate Ride and the national bestseller Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness. Jim lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Leslie, and their son.