The Mountain Biker’s Training Bible

$19.95

Using this book, mountain bikers can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals.

By Joe Friel

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Description

Mountain bikers will reap the benefits of a more deliberate and efficient training program with the help of Coach Joe Friel. If results are the goal, training should not be left to guesswork or the “ride-until-you-drop” mentality. Friel is renown for his proven methodology, which is based on science and built around the individual rider. The Mountain Biker’s Training Bible enables cyclists to:

  • Develop a systematic and comprehensive training program
  • Train more efficiently
  • Become an effective self-coach
  • Improve performance through strength work, stretching, record-keeping, and smart nutrition
  • Set realistic goals for training and racingOff-road cyclists, from novice to professional levels, will become more successful with Friel’s scientific approach to mountain biking.

Paperback. B&w photos, illustrations, tables, and charts throughout.
8 1/2″ x 11″, 328 pp., $19.95, 9781884737718

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Ned Overend
Preface

The Self-Coached Athlete
Smart Training
Ability and Motivation

From Lab to Trail
The Science of Training
Intensity

Purposeful Training
Self-Assessment
Race Fitness

Planning
Planning a Season
Planning a Week
Case Studies

Racing and Recovery
Racing
Recovery

The Competitive Edge
Winter
Strength and Stretching
Unique Needs
The Training Diary
Fuel

Epilogue
Recommended Reading
Annual Training Plans
Workout Menu
Training Diary
Glossary
Index
Notes
About the Author

Additional information

Weight 1.99 lbs
Dimensions 10.98 x 8.52 x 0.80 in

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