Bicycling for Women

Bicycling for Women

by Gale Bernhardt
     
 

Containing unique information on bicycle fit, as well as a comprehensive strength-training program, this guide shows women how to meet their riding goals. 15 photos. 15 illustrations. Tables.See more details below

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Containing unique information on bicycle fit, as well as a comprehensive strength-training program, this guide shows women how to meet their riding goals. 15 photos. 15 illustrations. Tables.

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"It would take a female rider about 10 years of whispered group ride conversation to accumulate the knowledge in Bicycling for Women." — Women’s Adventure magazine

Bicycling for Women is the most thorough female-specific book about how to get the proper fit on a bike, how to train, how to stretch, how to eat and how to deal with the aging process that I have ever come across. This book is packed with good advice.” — Cycling for Boomers

“Knowledge is power and Gale Bernhardt packs enough information on bike fit, training programs, heart rate zones and nutrition to propel a casual cyclist to the next level…It’s taken five years to learn about the measurements of bikes and my own physique, a process that could have been much more efficient had I been armed with the first chapter of Bicycling for Women…For those inspired to either pick up a bike for the first time or itching to push themselves further, Bicycling for Women provides a well-rounded guide to the unique world of women’s cycling.” — DailyPeloton.com

Bicycling for Women offers a good overview of cycling for females just delving into the sport, but also has enough advanced skills and tips to be helpful for longtime female cyclists.” — Salt Lake Tribune

"Bicycling for Women is packed with information and advice that will benefit any cyclist. Bernhardt shares a treasure trove of knowledge she's gathered over 34 years of riding and coaching endurance athletes." — WomensAdventureMagazine.com

Bicycling for Women is a comprehensive overview of how cycling is specific to women.” — Liberty Sports magazine

Bicycling for Women offers new and experience female riders a comprehensive approach to the sport. The book debunks myths about women athletes while recognizing their unique physiological factors.” — Rocky Mountain Sports magazine

"Thorough, informative, specific, and detailed." — BicycleSmile.com

"Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned rider, a young woman or a middle-aged one, Bicycling for Women will help you understand the sport of cycling and how to train for it in a fresh new way — from a woman’s perspective. Bernhardt tells you how women are different from men and why you need to know. She shares expertise that you won't find in other cycling books." — Womenscycling.ca
 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934030288
Publisher:
VeloPress
Publication date:
11/18/2008
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,260,543
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Gale Bernhardt has coached and instructed athletes since 1974, and served as the USA Triathlon team coach in the 2000 Olympic Games. A certified USA Cycling Level I Coach, she has also served on the USA Triathlon National Coaching Committee since 2000 and is a USA Triathlon World Cup coach. Bernhardt is the best-selling author of Training Plans for Multisport Athletes, Triathlon Training Basics, and Workouts in a Binder: Swim Workouts for Triathletes.

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