Mastering Cycling

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-30
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Learn from a legend! Trim seconds off your time, train more efficiently, or simply maximize your fitness workouts with Mastering Cycling. John Howard, three-time Olympian and 18-time national masters cycling champion, has created the ultimate cycling guide for serious riders, triathletes, and masters athletes. Cyclists from 18 to 88 will benefit from the targeted approach that covers these essentials: Technique instruction and refinement for cornering, climbing, and descending Workout plans for fitness and competition Training for road races, time trials, and triathlons Strategies that will shave seconds from your times In addition, Mastering Cyclingguides you in equipment selection, event-specific training, motivational strategies, nutrition, hydration, and selecting cycling clubs, coaches, and competitive events. With such comprehensive coverage, it is the one resource you'll turn to time and time again for a lifetime of serious cycling.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Creditsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The Masters Cyclistp. 1
Same Sport, New Challengesp. 11
Essential Bike Setupp. 33
Training off the Bikep. 45
Training Indoors on the Bikep. 71
Perfecting Bike-Handling Skillsp. 81
Planning a Performance Dietp. 101
Preparing to Racep. 117
Strategies for Every Eventp. 133
Dealing With Injuries and Setbacksp. 153
Glossaryp. 167
Bibliographyp. 174
Indexp. 179
About the Authorp. 183
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