Cycling for Health and Fitness: Use Your Machine to Get Strong, Lose Weight, and Feel Great

Cycling for Health and Fitness: Use Your Machine to Get Strong, Lose Weight, and Feel Great

by Ben Hewitt
     
 

Everything you need to know to get fit with your favorite sport. This pedal-pumping primer is for those who want to improve their physical condition through either road cycling or mountain biking. With lots of information on how to lose weight and get in shape, this guide will speed you on to your fitness goals.

Discover how to:
* Choose the perfect bike

Overview

Everything you need to know to get fit with your favorite sport. This pedal-pumping primer is for those who want to improve their physical condition through either road cycling or mountain biking. With lots of information on how to lose weight and get in shape, this guide will speed you on to your fitness goals.

Discover how to:
* Choose the perfect bike by using 10 essential pointers.
* Fix the five most common riding mistakes--fast.
* Recognize the signs of overtraining.
* Get your upper body into peak condition.
* Stay strong and limber by learning to stretch throughout the day.
* Spice up indoor training with boredom-busting routines.
* Keep your knees healthy-- guaranteed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579542283
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazine's executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

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