Weight Training for Cyclists

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Written from the premise that optimum cycling performance demands total body strength, this book informs the serious cyclist on how to increase strength with weight training, as cycling alone cannot completely develop the muscle group used while riding. The authors identify and simplify the most current scientific information on strength training, answer questions about exercise and technique, and explain how to design a year round training program.
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Written from the premise that optimum cycling performance demands total body strength, this book informs the serious cyclist on how to increase strength with weight training, as cycling alone cannot completely develop the muscle group used while riding. The authors identify and simplify the most current scientific information on strength training, answer questions about exercise and technique, and explain how to design a year round training program.
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Eric Schmitz is a 12-year Freemason, with a longstanding interest in Arthurian legend and Grail mythology dating back to childhood. He is a Past Master of Monroe Lodge in Bloomington, Indiana, a co-founder of Lodge Vitruvian in Indianapolis, Indiana's premier "European Concept" Lodge, and an original "Knight of the North." He has written for the Indiana Freemason magazine, and is a co-author of the pamphlet Laudable Pursuit, a commentary on the past, present and future of Freemasonry in America. He holds degrees in electrical engineering and library science. This is his first book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2002

    Great beginner book-- excellent sched for advanced lifters

    If you've had any experience with weight training-- whether it's cycling specific or not-- you'll find this book to be very remedial. The only part of this book that is not relatively shallow is the last section where the workout phases and schedules are laid out. Most cycling weight programs rely on a few exercises done repeatedly for months on end. The nice aspect to this book is that it changes exercises frequently-- in both form and level of resistance-- to maximize one's time in the gym. If you are new to weight training as a cyclist, you might find the book beneficial in its entirity. If you're more experienced, I would suggest skipping to the back of the book and jumping right in to the workouts.

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