The Triathlete's Guide to Bike Training (The Ultrafit Multisport Training Series)

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This training manual is designed to take a triathlete's cycling performance to the next level. It includes step-by-step guides for setting up the bike for a perfect fit, analyzing strengths and weaknesses, and working out training plans geared toward getting athletes in peak condition for their races. It also provides clear descriptions of core training and flexibility exercises to reach a personal-best performance, as well as calculations to work out the goal events and ...

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Overview

This training manual is designed to take a triathlete's cycling performance to the next level. It includes step-by-step guides for setting up the bike for a perfect fit, analyzing strengths and weaknesses, and working out training plans geared toward getting athletes in peak condition for their races. It also provides clear descriptions of core training and flexibility exercises to reach a personal-best performance, as well as calculations to work out the goal events and race-specific limiters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931382502
  • Publisher: VeloPress
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Series: Ultrafit Multisport Training Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,350,821
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
Preface xiii
Part 1 Bike Setup
Chapter 1 Equipment 3
Chapter 2 Position Setup 15
Part 2 Training Your Body
Chapter 3 Flexibility and Core Strength 35
Chapter 4 Technique, Skills, and Tactics 51
Chapter 5 Exercise Physiology 87
Chapter 6 Training Principles 95
Chapter 7 Measuring Intensity 105
Part 3 The Training Plan
Chapter 8 Individualize Your Training Plan 121
Chapter 9 Periodize Your Training Plan 135
Chapter 10 Create Your Personal Training Plan 143
Chapter 11 Pre-Built Training Plans 153
Part 4 The Workouts
Chapter 12 Workout Menus 169
Appendix A Annual Training Plan Worksheet 177
Appendix B Training Journal 187
Appendix C Test Results Worksheet 193
Glossary 197
Index 203
About the Author 208
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