Tom Danielson's Core Advantage: Core Strength for Cycling's Winning Edge

Tom Danielson's Core Advantage: Core Strength for Cycling's Winning Edge


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934030974
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 242,895
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tom Danielson is a professional cyclist with consistent top 10 race results in elite sage races. Danielson kicked off his racing career winning the national collegiate mountain biking championship riding for Fort Lewis College. He began his pro road cycling career riding for Team Mercury and then Team Saturn. Danielson won the Tour de Langkawi, Nature Valley Grand Prix, the Cascade Cycling Classic, Tour de Toona, and the Mt. Washington Hill Climb. In 2004, Danielson signed on with the Italian squad Fassa Bortolo and then Discovery in 2005 when he won the Tour de Georgia. While riding for Discovery, Danielson won a stage of the Vuelta a España. Since 2007, Danielson has consistently placed in the top 10 in elite international and U.S. domestic stage races and Grand Tours, including stage wins in the 2011 Tour de France and USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Table of Contents


Part I

What Is Core Strength?

1. Core Strength Means Better Results

2. Common Injuries

3. Posture

Part II

Core Advantage Workouts and Exercises

4. Flexibility

5. Getting Started

6. Level I Workouts and Exercises

7. Level II Workouts and Exercises

8. Level III Workouts and Exercises

Appendix: Workout Logs

References and Further Reading


About the Authors

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Tom Danielson's Core Advantage: Core Strength for Cycling's Winning Edge 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book thinking it would show me how to do core work to get better on the bike, and while it did do that, it also taught me about things like why bad posture, chronic injuries, and sub par sports performance are all linked to weak core muscles. I've never seen half the exercises in this book - very original! I also really appreciated the scientific explanation of the muscles (did you know the glutes and hamstrings are part of the core?!) and how they all work together. The authors clearly know what they're talking about, but the material is presented in a way that I could understand. Lots of great illustrations. Highly recommend!!