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

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

by Lynda Wallenfels




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.

Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Part 1Bike Setup
Chapter 1Equipment3
Chapter 2Position Setup15
Part 2Training Your Body
Chapter 3Flexibility and Core Strength35
Chapter 4Technique, Skills, and Tactics51
Chapter 5Exercise Physiology87
Chapter 6Training Principles95
Chapter 7Measuring Intensity105
Part 3The Training Plan
Chapter 8Individualize Your Training Plan121
Chapter 9Periodize Your Training Plan135
Chapter 10Create Your Personal Training Plan143
Chapter 11Pre-Built Training Plans153
Part 4The Workouts
Chapter 12Workout Menus169
Appendix AAnnual Training Plan Worksheet177
Appendix BTraining Journal187
Appendix CTest Results Worksheet193
About the Author208

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