From customized workouts to authoritative advice, Fitness Cycling provides the most effective workouts for achieving peak physical conditioning. As a cyclist and physician for one of the sport's leading teams, author Shannon Sovndal provides a detailed approach to cycling that will help you increase strength, speed, stamina, and overall fitness.
Fitness Cycling features 56 workouts based on specific aspects of riding, such as base building, interval training, sprint and hill climbing, and time trialing. Each workout is color coded for intensity level, so you can create a targeted program based on your goal, current fitness level, and cycling experience.
With recommendations, advice, and professional insights on riding techniques, goal setting, training concepts, recovery, and preventing common cycling injuries, Fitness Cycling is the one training guide you'll turn to again and again for a lifetime of cycling workouts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ZechariahStover - LibraryThing
Definitely an intermediate/advanced book but builds from the basics so it is fine for beginners. Brief sections on goal setting, hydration & nutrition. Plenty of diagrams, charts and pictures to help ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TonyaJ - LibraryThing
This will have to suffice for my review for a bit. I received the book a few months ago and had planned to start a bicycling regime. Well, life did not follow my plan but I still want to get into ... Read full review
Understanding Training Concepts
Measuring Cycling Fitness
Understanding Training Workload and Zones
Planning Your Program
Interval Workouts for Flat or Varied Terrain
Time Trial Workouts
Refining Bike Fit and Riding Techniques
Dealing With Common Cycling Problems
Personal Training Zones
About the Author
Stationary Bike Workouts