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Fitness Cycling

Fitness Cycling

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    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.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Setting Cycling Fitness Goals
    Chapter 2 Understanding Training Concepts
    Chapter 3 Measuring Cycling Fitness
    Chapter 4 Understanding Training Workload and Zones
    Chapter 5 Planning Your Program
    Chapter 6 Base-Building Workouts
    Chapter 7 Interval Workouts for Flat or Varied Terrain
    Chapter 8 Hill Workouts
    Chapter 9 Time Trial Workouts
    Chapter 10 Sprint Workouts
    Chapter 11 Stationary Bike Workouts
    Chapter 12 Off-Season Workouts
    Chapter 13 Equipping Yourself
    Chapter 14 Refining Bike Fit and Riding Techniques
    Chapter 15 Dealing With Common Cycling Problems
    Appendix A Personal Training Zones
    Appendix B Training Logs
    About the Author