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

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

by Guy Andrews, Simon Doughty
 

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The Cyclist's Training Manual is the definitive guide to fitness for cycling, suitable for everyone from complete beginners looking to build fitness for their first charity event through to experienced cyclists looking to improve competitive performance. Starting with the basic components of fitness, this step-by-step handbook then guides you through everything

Overview

The Cyclist's Training Manual is the definitive guide to fitness for cycling, suitable for everyone from complete beginners looking to build fitness for their first charity event through to 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 organise your training, training methods, nutrition, health and how to avoid the most common cycling injuries. It also provides specialised training programmes and techniques for all cycling disciplines, such as road racing, time trials, mountain biking, sprint rides and challenge rides, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408195383
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
06/30/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1
File size:
10 MB

Meet the Author

Guy is an experienced cyclist, cycling journalist and author of Mountain Bike Maintenance; Simon manages training programmes for cyclists and is the author of The Long Distance Cyclist's Handbook.
Guy Andrews is an experienced freelance cycling writer who has worked for all the major UK cycling magazines. He currently runs Rouleur, a bi-monthly magazine for racing cyclists, which also publishes a number of books. He is the author of Mountain Bike Maintenance and The Cyclist's Training Manual (A&C Black) and The Rough Guide to Cycling in London and is a competitive road biker.
Guy is an experienced cyclist, cycling journalist and author of Mountain Bike Maintenance; Simon manages training programmes for cyclists and is the author of The Long Distance Cyclist's Handbook.

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