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Bike Your Butt Off!: A Breakthrough Plan to Lose Weight and Start Cycling (No Experience Necessary!)

Bike Your Butt Off!: A Breakthrough Plan to Lose Weight and Start Cycling (No Experience Necessary!)

by Selene Yeager, Leslie Bonci


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Given our struggling economy as well as the national struggle to maintain our waistlines, cycling is enjoying a renaissance as more than 57 million people in the United States use bicycles regularly. Now Bicycling's Fit Chick presents a brand-new, 12-week weight-loss and exercise plan for beginner and experienced cyclists alike.

Whether readers have just a little bit of weight to lose or a lot, Bike Your Butt Off! will help them meet their weight-loss goals in no time, thanks to its expert-tested food and exercise plans from authors Selene Yeager and Leslie Bonci. By outlining basic rules of the road, social elements of cycling, and the sustaining weight-loss benefits of cycling, Bike Your Butt Off! distills the core fundamentals of cycling so that any beginner can adopt it as a lifelong endeavor.

With delicious nutritional information, tips, training plans, and fat-burning and heart-pumping exercises to help maximize workouts, readers will see the pounds melt off while having the time of their lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609615925
Publisher: Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 03/18/2014
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SELENE YEAGER is a trusted authority on training, nutrition, and weight loss for Bicycling. She is the author of several books and writes regularly for Runner's World, Prevention, Shape, and Self. She lives in Emmaus, PA.

LESLIE BONCI, MPH, RD, is the director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She counsels clients ranging from individuals struggling to lose weight to scholarship athletes at Pitt who want to achieve better performance.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Get Your Wheels Spinning 1

Chapter 2 Put the Pedal Down 41

Chapter 3 Enjoy the Ride 67

Chapter 4 Rules of the Road 87

Chapter 5 Keep On Rolling 103

Chapter 6 Explore! 123

Chapter 7 Pedal with Purpose 143

Chapter 8 Strengthen Your Frame (the Human One, That Is!) 159

Chapter 9 The Long Ride 187

Chapter 10 Get Off Your Butt 201

Chapter 11 Miles and Milestones 219

Chapter 12 Don't Stop Now! Highly Effective Habits of Lifelong Cyclists 239

Index 271

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