Bike Your Butt Off!: A Breakthrough Plan to Lose Weight and Start Cycling (No Experience Necessary!)

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Rodale, Mar 18, 2014 - Sports & Recreation - 304 pages

A complete guide to shedding pounds, burning fat, and strengthening one's core through cycling 

In just 12-weeks, beginner- and experienced- cyclists alike will learn the heart-pumping techniques designed to lose the weight, rediscover the thrill, and welcome challenges of bicycling! With delicious nutritional information, tips, training plans, and core-strengthening exercises, readers will see the pounds melt off while having the time of their lives. With Bike Your Butt Off!, the synergy of weight loss and cycling has never been easier to adopt. Author Selene Yeager guides the beginning cyclist through exercises, goals, and techniques in order to lose the weight and nourish a love for cycling. 

With the economic climate in this country, cycling is enjoying its renaissance as people by the millions are turning to this iconic pastime in this country. Along with the weight epidemic, these two movements go hand in hand in helping each other lose the pounds, and rediscover this enjoyable, nostalgic activity, with more than 57 million people in the United States alone who use bicycles regularly. With weight loss/fat loss goals, Yeager highlights fat-burning and heart-pumping exercises to help maximize one’s workout, along with nutritionist Leslie Bonci's health expertise. Whether the reader has just a little bit of weight to lose, or really quite a lot, Bike Your Butt Off! will help him or her to meet their weight-loss goals in no time—thanks to its expert-tested food and exercise plans.

 

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Contents

Get Your Wheels Spinning
1
Put the Pedal Down
41
Enjoy the Ride
67
Rules ofthe Road
87
Keep On Rolling
103
Explore
123
Pedal with Purpose
143
Strengthen Your Frame the Human One That Is
159
The Long Ride
187
Get OffYour Butt
201
Miles and Milestones
219
Dont Stop Now Highly Effective Habits of Lifelong Cyclists
239
Index
271
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SELENE YEAGER is a trusted authority on training, nutrition, and weight loss for Bicycling. She is the author of several books and writes regularly for Runner’s World, Prevention, Shape, and Self. She lives in Emmaus, PA. 

LESLIE BONCI, MPH, RD, is the director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She counsels clients ranging from individuals struggling to lose weight to scholarship athletes at Pitt who want to achieve better performance.

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