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    DescriptionJoe Friel, the most trusted name in coaching, has equipped thousands of athletes for success with his scientifically proven training system. This new edition of his best-selling "Cyclist's Training Bible" includes all of the latest advances in training and technology. Using this book, cyclists can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals. "The Cyclist's Training Bible" speaks to cyclists of all ability levels, whatever their experience. Joe Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. The fourth edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Friel explains how cyclists can: best gauge intensity with power meters and other new training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; more knowledgeably and accurately make changes to their annual training plan over the course of a season; dramatically build muscular endurance with strength training; and, improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. With more case studies to draw from and multiple contingency plans for those times when training doesn't progress as planned, "The Cyclist's Training Bible" continues to be the definitive guide to optimal cycling performance. Colour interior, illustrations, charts, and tables throughout.


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    Title
    The Cyclist's Training Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joe Friel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 330
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 921 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781934030202
    ISBN 10: 1934030201
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24420
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WSQ
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 796.6
    B&T Approval Code: A09403000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO011000, SPO047000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 796.607
    LC classification: GV1048 .F75 2009
    Edition
    4, New edition
    Edition statement
    4th New edition
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, charts and tables
    Publisher
    VELOPRESS
    Imprint name
    VELOPRESS
    Publication date
    12 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Boulder
    Author Information
    Joe Friel is one of the most recognised names in triathlon coaching and the best-selling author of The Triathlete's Training Bible, Going Long, Your First Triathlon, and The Cyclist's Training Bible, and The Mountain Biker's Training Bible. His clients include professional and amateur triathletes, duathletes, road cyclists and mountain bikers. He is a certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coach and holds a master's degree in exercise science. A successful Training Bible Coaching franchise operates in the UK.
    Review quote
    ""Joe Friel is arguably the most experienced personal cycling coach in the U.S., and his book "The Cyclist's Training Bible" has become, well... the Bible of the sport."" -- "Bicycling" magazine ""I find Friel's book a treasure of information for cyclists of all levels."" -- Andy Hampsten, 1988 Giro d'Italia winner, 1992 Tour de France stage winner at Alpe d'Huez ""This book will have you systematically training just as world-class cyclists do. If you scrupulously follow its guidelines, I'm confident your racing performance will dramatically improve."" -- Tudor Bompa, PhD "Nothing else comes close to "The Cyclist's Training Bible"'s comprehensive approach to planning out a season, creating a training schedule and incorporating diet and resistance training to an overall plan." -- BikeRumor.com ""Packed with worksheets, charts, visuals and a dense index and references for further reading, "The Cyclist's Training Bible" is an arsenal of encyclopedic information for ambitious riders."" -- DailyPeloton.com """The Cyclist's Training Bible" has become a cyclist's best chance at achieving their goals. This is the ultimate manual for growth as a cyclist."" -- BicycleSmile.com
    Back cover copy
    Train with cycling's most trusted guide! Fully illustrated with an easy-to-use two-color format"I find Friel's book a treasure of information for cyclists of all levels." -- Andy Hampsten, 1988 Giro d'Italia winner, 1992 Tour de France stage winner at Alpe d'Huez"This book will have you systematically training just as world-class cyclists do. If you scrupulously follow its guidelines, I'm confident your racing performance will dramatically improve." -- Tudor Bompa, PhD, from the forewordEverything you need to train, race, and succeed in cycling is in this book. Incorporating all of the latest advances in technology and training methods, this new edition of "The Cyclist's Training Bible" puts the proven benefits of a scientific, self-coached training plan directly into your hands.Wheather you are a first-year amateur or a veteran of road racing, Joe Friel's step-by-step approach to season planning and race preparation will help you obtain the best results of your career. This fully revised and expanded fourth edition delivers even more proven training strategies, including: Using a power meter effectivelyAdapting your training plan over the course of a seasonMaximizing form and fitness, managing fatigue, and speeding recovery from back-to-back days of training and racingImproving your body composition with smart nutritionSupplementing strength training to build efficiency and power for sprints, climbs, time trials, criteriums, and all-around enduranceWhatever goals you have set for yourself, "The Cyclist's Training Bible" will help you reach them. Let Joe Friel guide you to your best performance and maximum potential.