101 Cycling Workouts: Improve Your Cycling Ability While Adding Variety to Your Training Program

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Morgan James Publishing, Sep 1, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 172 pages
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Whether you are a recreational cyclist, a bicycle racer or a triathlete, 101 Cycling Workouts is a must-have guide to help take your cycling to a new level. Rejuvenate and refresh your cycling training with a wide variety of workouts you've never thought of before. Add challenge to your training by trying new workouts that will develop you into a better and more fit cyclist. These workouts will add depth to your training by working on all the physiological systems of a complete cycling training program, including endurance, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, strength, speed and power. Additional non-cycling workouts and gym workouts are included to supplement your training on the bike. Use these workouts to train harder, smarter and more efficiently by making the most of your vital training time.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 How to Use This Book
1
Chapter 2 Recovery Workouts
11
Chapter 3 Endurance Workouts
15
Chapter 4 Tempo Workouts
21
Chapter 5 Threshold Workouts
27
Chapter 6 Anaerobic Workouts
45
Chapter 7 Sprint and Power Workouts
65
Chapter 8 Leg Strength Workouts
73
Chapter 9 Leg Speed Workouts
103
Chapter 10 CrossTraining Workouts
111
Chapter 11 Testing Workouts
127
Chapter 12 Races as Workouts
137
Chapter 13 Recovery Exercises
145
The Joy Ride
151
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David Ertl owns a fitness center in Des Moines, Iowa. He provides personal training, fitness coaching and weight loss management. He is a personal trainer with a certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) which he's had since 2005. David is also a cycling coach, with a coaching certification from USA Cycling, since 2001. He is currently a Level 1 (Elite) level coach, the highest certification available. David has been a competitive cyclists since 1973 and continues to compete at the present time. He is a coach of the Des Moines Cycle Club Race Team and also the coach for the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes, Iowa Chapter. David coaches individual cyclists, both recreational and competitive.

The author previously worked in the crop genetics industry for 23 years as a Research Scientist and Research Director. His current occupation as personal trainer/cycling coach is a second career.

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