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Every woman's guide to cycling : everything you need to know, from buying your first bike to winning your first race

Author: Selene Yeager
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More women than ever before are jumping in the saddle to enjoy one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. But there's a lot more to learn about the sport than trying not to tip over-like how to ride to improve cardiovascular fitness, control your weight, and discover a workout you'll love.In Every Woman's Guide to Cycling, celebrity spokeswoman Selene Yeager shows just how perfect cycling is for women who  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Selene Yeager
ISBN: 9780451223043 0451223047
OCLC Number: 166273762
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Destination cyclist --
Finding the right ride --
Gearing up --
How to ride --
How to train --
Build your training plan --
Let's race! --
Cycling food --
The health of it --
Get your hands dirty --
Time to ride.
Other Titles: Everything you need to know, from buying your first bike to winning your first race
Responsibility: Selene Yeager.
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More women than ever before are jumping in the saddle to enjoy one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. But there's a lot more to learn about the sport than trying not to tip over-like how to ride to improve cardiovascular fitness, control your weight, and discover a workout you'll love.In Every Woman's Guide to Cycling, celebrity spokeswoman Selene Yeager shows just how perfect cycling is for women who want to work out for the first time, or for those looking for a new sport to conquer. She covers all the basics-for all ages and fitness levels.You'll learn... How to Find the Right Bike for Your Lifestyle and Goals, Simple Tips on Getting Started-Even if you Haven't Been Physically Active in Years, What Gear you Need to Ride Well, How to Shift, Spin, Climb Mountains, and Get Back Down, Training Techniques to Take it Up a Notch, What to Eat, both off and On Your Bike, Ready, Set, Go! Race Info and Strategies for Those who want to Put Their Fitness to the Test, Why Guys who Work in Bike Shops Act that Way. All this plus riding as you age, handling accidents, exercises and stretches to support your cycling, and more-Selene Yeager has got you covered, from your helmet down to your pedals. Book jacket.

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