The Cyclist's Training Manual is the definitive guide to fitness for cycling, suitable for everyone from complete beginners looking to build fitness for their first charity event through to experienced cyclists looking to improve competitive performance. Starting with the basic components of fitness, this step-by-step handbook then guides you through everything you need to know to train and compete at your best, including how to organise your training, training methods, nutrition, health and how to avoid the most common cycling injuries. It also provides specialised training programmes and techniques for all cycling disciplines, such as road racing, time trials, mountain biking, sprint rides and challenge rides, as well as specific advice for novices, juniors, women and veterans. Quotes, tips and Q&A sessions from leading cyclists and team coaches are also featured.
Bloomsbury Publishing; June 2013
- ISBN: 9781408195383
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: The Cyclist's Training Manual
- Author: Guy Andrews; Simon Doughty
Imprint: Bloomsbury Sport
About The Author
Guy is an experienced cyclist, cycling journalist and author of Mountain Bike Maintenance; Simon manages training programmes for cyclists and is the author of The Long Distance Cyclist's Handbook.