|aFitness cycling /|cDede Demet Barry, Michael Barry, Shannon Sovndal.
|aChampaign, IL :|bHuman Kinetics,|cc2006.
|ax, 188 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aThe essentials -- Choosing cycling equipment -- Mastering the bike -- Understanding cycling training -- Assessing cycling fitness -- Enhancing cycling workouts -- The workouts -- Endurance workouts -- Strength and lactate threshold workouts -- Hill workouts -- Time trial workouts -- Speed workouts -- The programs -- Building a base -- Increasing lactate threshold and strength -- Building toward a peak -- Maintaining peak condition -- Cross-training in the off-season.
|a520 Provides information on assessing one's cycling fitness level and selecting a training program, and describes sixty workouts and thirteen training programs, including endurance rides, hill and speed training, time trials, and strength and lactate threshold sessions; also includes tips on warm-up, cool-down, and conditioning.
Tired of the same ride at the same pace yielding the same results day after day? With Fitness Cycling, you will achieve maximum results from every cycling workout, whether you're trying to improve your times, bike longer distances, or simply increase your fitness level. With 60 workouts and 13 proven training programs at your fingertips, you will improve your physical conditioning and your performance. World-class cyclists Michael and Dede Demet Barry, with noted exercise physiologist Dr. Shannon Sovndal, guide you through assessing your cycling fitness level and selecting a training program based on your individual goals. The dozens of workouts include endurance rides, hill and speed training, time trials, and strength and lactate threshold sessions. Workouts are then arranged into four training zones to lead you from building a base to maintaining peak condition based on your fitness level and cycling ambition. Warm-up and cool-down methods, as well as expert conditioning guidelines, provide the information you need for more informed training, faster times, and improved fitness. Put an end to the monotonous rides and begin cranking out meaningful miles. Whether you're looking to jump-start your training or to peak for a race, Fitness Cycling ensures that every workout keeps you on pace to meet your goals.