Bicycling Magazine's Training Techniques for Cyclists: Greater Power, Faster Speed, Longer Endurance, Better Skills

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Ed Pavelka
Rodale, Oct 29, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 122 pages
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Here's how to achieve optimum cycling performance through proven training techniques from the sport's top experts. Whether you want to ride a competitive century or just want to get the maximum health benefits from cycling, this book will make it happen.

Discover how to:
* Increase your speed and endurance.
* Eat for peak performance.
* Reduce injuries through weight training and breathing techniques.
* Increase mental focus for great rides.
* Avoid injuries and exhaustion caused by overtraining.
* Attack hills smartly and handle turns like a champ.

You'll also find:
* Practical pointers from top cycling coaches.
* Exercises to help improve your overall cycling fitness.
* A 26-week training schedule to put you at the head of the pack.
* Winter training programs to keep you fit off-season.
 

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Contents

Overtraining
14
EQUXEZZE
27
Best Tips from Top Coaches
41
Zoning In
58
Mixed Training
65
Speed
71
Block Training
79
OffSeason Training
85
Stationary Cycling
93
Road Riding Position
105
Glossary
113
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About the author (1999)

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970s. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazine's executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

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