Ride Your Way Lean: The Ultimate Plan for Burning Fat and Getting Fit on a Bike

Ride Your Way Lean: The Ultimate Plan for Burning Fat and Getting Fit on a Bike

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by Selene Yeager, Bicycling Magazine Editors
     
 

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Forget gym memberships and long, boring hours on the cardio machine. Bicycling magazine columnist Selene Yeager shows that by varying your rides and incorporating elements such as intervals and hill work, cycling can easily burn more than 600 calories per hour. By following her training plans, created with the founder of Performance Driven Coaching, James Herrera,

Overview

Forget gym memberships and long, boring hours on the cardio machine. Bicycling magazine columnist Selene Yeager shows that by varying your rides and incorporating elements such as intervals and hill work, cycling can easily burn more than 600 calories per hour. By following her training plans, created with the founder of Performance Driven Coaching, James Herrera, and her sensible nutritional advice you can embark on a weight-loss program that is both effective and fun.

Inside you'll find:

Everything you need to get started-from advice on selecting the proper bicycle to choosing gear that will make the most of your riding efforts

What to eat before, during, and after you ride

Detailed cycling plans for each of four unique weight-loss goals:

Big Weight Loss (35 to 50+ pounds)

Drop a Size (20 to 35 pounds)

Shed the Stubborn Spare Tire (5 to 15 pounds)

Fit For Life (weight maintenance)

An off-the-bike strength training program that will complement your cycling and boost fat-burning

Inspiring stories of people who have lost weight and kept it off through cycling

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605294063
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
08/17/2010
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
545,185
Product dimensions:
9.34(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

SELENE YEAGER is a trusted authority on training, nutrition, and weight loss for Bicycling. She is the author of several books and writes regularly for Runner's World, Prevention, Shape, and Self. She lives in Emmaus, PA.

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Ride Your Way Lean 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was riding for 6 months before I picked up this book. Wish I'd read it sooner. Very informative and use it almost on a daily basis as a reference. Great for organizing your riding and providing guidance to achieving your personal goals.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a good guide to get back on track for anyone looking to cycle for fitness and wieght loss.
80turbota More than 1 year ago
Lots of information for new riders. It is an easy read. Easy to follow. I have enjoyed it. 
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reddaisy More than 1 year ago
she packs a lot of good information in her book!!