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Serious cycling

Author: Ed Burke
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Ride faster and more efficiently with Serious Cycling. Exercise scientists have unearthed a wealth of information that cyclists can use to improve their performance. However, most cyclists have never had access to this great body of knowledge. Now you do. Serious Cycling bridges the gap between scientific observation and cycling performance. It takes the latest scientific data on physiology, biomechanics, nutrition,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Burke
ISBN: 073604129X 9780736041294
OCLC Number: 47894388
Description: xii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Hard-Core Training --
Building a Mileage Base --
Developing Speed and Sprint Power --
Raising Lactate Threshold --
Enhancing Cycling Strength --
Staying Healthy and Injury-Free --
The Nutritional Edge --
Fueling for Training and Competition --
Refueling for Recovery --
Exploring Performance Enhancers --
Planning --
Planning for the Year --
Committing to a Winning Season --
Preventing Overtraining --
Racing --
Perfect Positioning --
Designing Strategies and Tactics --
Pedaling for Optimum Efficiency.
Responsibility: Edmund R. Burke ; [foreword by Chris Carmichael].

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This updated edition has been expanded to reflect the latest developments in training science and technology. It gives competitive cyclists and coaches the know-how and the means to develop their  Read more...

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"Not only is this book a top-rated synthesis on road cycling in general, it is also an invaluable tool for helping cyclists at all levels achieve their dreams of athletic success." Chris Read more...

 
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