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Fitness Cycling

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
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.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 2nd 2013 by Human Kinetics Publishers (first published January 1st 2013)
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Christel
Jun 28, 2013 Christel rated it really liked it
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I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to review this. This is an updated version of a book previously published with two other authors. I haven't seen any reviews by people comparing the two versions. There is info info on choosing bikes and clothing, off-season cross training, charts to use to track performance and progress and in-depth exercise physiology is explained. This version deals with stationary bikes which means you can do ...more
Pete Wung
Jul 21, 2013 Pete Wung rated it really liked it
Very good book on developing your own cycling workouts. The intro chapters are concise and to the point, no minced words and no nonsense. The workouts are well described and answers most of the questions of a serious rider. It isn't extremely in depth, i.e. the hard core fanatic might find it lacking but it is great for someone who needs to have some kind of clue as to how to structure their workouts for a number of training goals and scenarios. I see it as a natural extension and a parallel ...more
Megan Burnette Burnette
Jul 15, 2013 Megan Burnette Burnette rated it it was amazing
Good read. Good information on cycling.
Yarb
Jul 25, 2016 Yarb rated it really liked it
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This is a great companion for those who want to ride their bikes faster. The workouts are practical and include off-the-bike work. The various pieces of the jigsaw are explained individually to allow you to build a training plan that's right for you.[return][return]Sovndal's worked for the Garmin pro team so you can't fault her credentials, even if her plugging of DZ Nuts chamois cream is slightly predictable!
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