The Cyclist's Training Manual: Fitness and Skills for Every Rider

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The definitive guide to fitness for cycling, suitable for everyone from complete beginners looking to build fitness for their first charity event through to the experienced cyclists looking to improve competitive performance. Starting with the basic components of fitness, this step-by-step handbook then guides you through everything you need to know to train and compete at your best, including how to organize your training, training methods, nutition, health, and how to avoid the most common cycling injuries. it ...

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Overview

The definitive guide to fitness for cycling, suitable for everyone from complete beginners looking to build fitness for their first charity event through to the experienced cyclists looking to improve competitive performance. Starting with the basic components of fitness, this step-by-step handbook then guides you through everything you need to know to train and compete at your best, including how to organize your training, training methods, nutition, health, and how to avoid the most common cycling injuries. it also provides specialized training programs and techniques for all cycling disciplines, such as road racing, time trials, and mountain biking, as well as specific advice for novices, juniors, women, and veterans. Quotes, tips, and Q&A sessions from leading cyclists and team coaches are also featured.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762743889
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Series: A Falcon Guide Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,464,946
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Guy Andrews is an experienced bicycling magazine editor and freelance writer who has worked for a number of major cycling publishers throughout his career. He was the technical and logistics consultant for the Complete Bike Book, is the author of Mountain Biking Maintenance, and is an avid cyclist.Simon Doughty is a professional cycling coach, writer and former GB Team Manager. His clients have won medals in all cycling disciplines at National and World level. He has toured extensively and competed in most forms of cycling. He is the author of The Long Distance Cyclist's Handbook (Lyons Press).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General introduction to trainingGeneral adviceEssential training and fitness issuesChapter 2: Components of fitnessChapter 3: The training essentialsTraining componentsTraining methodsTraining devicesChapter 4: Training in more detail, stepping up a gearTraining zonesTraining phasesTraining cyclesOrganising your trainingChapter 5: Cycling efficiencyChapter 6: Cycling and healthNutritionHealthHygiene, injury and injury managementStretching PractitionersChapter 7: Specialised training and techniqueRoad racingTime trialsTrack generalTrack enduranceTrack sprintMountain bikeCyclo-crossChallenge rides and enduros(All will include novices, juniors, women and veterans.)Chapter 8: Skills and techniquesSkillsPsychology.

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