The Lance Armstrong Performance Program

Overview

Named for its famous practitioner, the Lance Armstrong Performance Program was developed by legendary cycling coach Chris Carmichael during his years of training world and Olympic champions to achieve peak mental and physical condition. This seven-week program is tailored to different fitness levels—beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Carmichael's many "Listen to the Coach" sidebars provide insider tips you can get only from a seasoned trainer. Whatever your level of conditioning, these easy-to-follow training ...
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Overview

Named for its famous practitioner, the Lance Armstrong Performance Program was developed by legendary cycling coach Chris Carmichael during his years of training world and Olympic champions to achieve peak mental and physical condition. This seven-week program is tailored to different fitness levels—beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Carmichael's many "Listen to the Coach" sidebars provide insider tips you can get only from a seasoned trainer. Whatever your level of conditioning, these easy-to-follow training routines will help you get fit, stay focused, and achieve your goals.
  • Learn how to use a heart monitor and powermeter to improve the efficiency of your training.
  • Find out exactly what Armstrong and other pros actually eat during a race.
  • Personalize your own training programs with additional workouts designed to build up speed and endurance.
  • Discover the secrets of rest, recovery, and total body care.
  • Perfect your pedal stroke and learn to ride more economically.
  • Learn how to incorporate weight lifting into your training routine.
  • Develop a positive mental outlook by establishing a series of micro-goals throughout the year.

So listen to the coach—and arrive at the starting line ready to fly!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606710340
  • Publisher: MJF Books
  • Publication date: 12/20/2010
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 792,688
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the Tour de France and fulltime cancer fighter. He oversees the Lance Armstrong Foundation, a nonprofit organization that assists cancer patients around the world with managing and surviving the disease. He won the first of his record-setting seven Tour de France wins after surviving a nearly fatal bout with testicular cancer.  In 2008, he was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People.  He lives in Austin, Texas.

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