Strength and Conditioning for Cyclists

Off the Bike Conditioning for Performance and Life

by Phil Burt, Martin Evans

Phil Burt and Martin Evans have worked with the world's best cyclists, including the Great Britain Cycling Team, devising and implementing highly effective off the bike training plans. Now, in Strength and Conditioning for Cyclists you can benefit from their wealth of knowledge and experience and apply it to make you a stronger, faster and more robust cyclist.

Use the self-assessment, inspired by the Functional Movement Screening used by the Great Britain Cycling Team, to identify your strengths and weaknesses.

Discover the mobility and strengthening movements that are most applicable to your needs, maximising effectiveness and avoiding wasted time.

Learn how to devise your own personalised and progressive off the bike training plan, how to schedule it into your year and combine it most effectively with your cycling.

  • Bloomsbury Publishing; September 2018
  • ISBN: 9781472940124
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Strength and Conditioning for Cyclists
  • Author: Phil Burt; Martin Evans
  • Imprint: Bloomsbury Sport

About The Author

Phil Burt has worked with British Cycling for the past 12 years and through his dynamic, world leading approach quickly became the lead physiotherapist to the teams that dominated cycling across three Olympic cycles in their most successful period ever. Also, as consultant physiotherapist to Team Sky, he has kept riders cycling, and winning, some of the toughest bike races on the planet, including the Tour de France and has changed the rules within the sport with his injury research and innovation. His previous book, Bike Fit: Optimise your bike position for high performance and injury avoidance, has been a bestseller and has helped countless riders to more comfortable, successful and injury-free cycling.

Martin Evans worked as the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for British Cycling between 2012 and 2017. In this time he supported the Great Britain Cyclists in both endurance and sprint to two successful Olympics and Paralympics. He is currently the Women's Lead Physical Performance Coach at the Football Association of England.