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A Companion to The Cyclist's Training Bible

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If you use the third edition of The Cyclist's Training Bible to guide your training, this Companion will quickly bring you up to speed with the most important advances in the sport.

Since the publication of the third edition, new scientific findings and great leaps in technology have transformed cycling. In the Companion, Joe Friel sorts ...

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Overview

If you use the third edition of The Cyclist's Training Bible to guide your training, this Companion will quickly bring you up to speed with the most important advances in the sport.

Since the publication of the third edition, new scientific findings and great leaps in technology have transformed cycling. In the Companion, Joe Friel sorts through these developments to integrate them with the Training Bible Joe will show you how to

Improve cycling economy

Train with a power meter and interpret your results

Get more out of your strength training

Eat right for faster recovery

Modify your training plan for missed workouts, slow progress, or injury

Hundreds of thousands of cyclists like you have reached their goals thanks to Joe Friel's proven methods. This Companion updates his strategies so you can realize your best cycling performance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934030356
  • Publisher: VeloPress
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 756,274
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

As an age-group competitor, is Colorado State Masters Triathlon Champion.

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Table of Contents

Prologue v

Acknowledgments vii

1 Commitment 1

2 Smart Training 7

3 The Science of Training 11

4 Intensity 13

5 Testing 23

6 Racing Abilities 27

7 Planning to Race 31

8 The Training Year 39

9 Planning Workouts 45

10 Stage Race Training 49

11 Case Studies 53

12 Strength 71

14 Unique Needs 77

15 Using a Training Diary 85

16 Fuel 89

17 Problems 97

18 Recovery 103

About the Author 107

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