TRPM2 72dpi_400x500 Training and Racing with a Power MeterThis week will be a hard one for riders in the Tour de France.

Take a look at today’s Stage 11 elevation profile courtesy of Featuring four climbs, two above-category, the road to Les Sybelles will be filled with suffering for climbers, rouleurs, and sprinters alike.

While most cyclists will never race on the roads of France, their power-to-weight ratio is the most critical number in predicting their performance, especially on climbs and in time trials.

Training and Racing with a Power Meter by Hunter Allen and Andy Coggan, PhD is the most comprehensive book to explore all aspects of improving performance through power meter data analysis. This new edition of the power meter bible:

  • Enables athletes to predict future performance and time peak form
  • Introduces fatigue profiling, a new testing method to pinpoint weaknesses
  • Includes two training plans to raise functional threshold power and time peaks for race day
  • Offers 75 power-based workouts tuned for specific training goals

This updated edition also includes new case studies, a full chapter on triathlon training and racing, and improved 2-color charts and tables throughout.

Learn more about Training and Racing with a Power Meter, just released in e-book formats for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and many other e-book readers.

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