What’s Inside The Time-Crunched Cyclist?

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The Time-Crunched Cyclist Chris CarmichaelForeword by Mark Gainey, CEO and Co-Founder of Strava

Introduction (Download this Time-Crunched Cyclist chapter pdf here.)

Part I: The Time-Crunched Advantage

1 The New Paradigm for Endurance Training (Download this Time-Crunched Cyclist chapter pdf here.)

2 The Science of the Time-Crunched Training Program

3 Terms and Conditions

4 Measuring Intensity in the Information Age

Part II: Training Programs

5 Time-Crunched Cyclist Workouts

6 Criterium, Road Race, and Cyclocross Training Programs

7 Century and Gran Fondo Training Plans

8 Gravel Racing and Ultraendurance MTB Training Plan

9 The Commuter’s Plan for Race-Ready Fitness

Part III: Weight Loss, Nutrition, Hydration, and Heat-Stress Management

10 Weight Loss for the Time-Crunched Athlete

11 Fueling High-Intensity Workouts

12 The Time-Crunched Kitchen

13 Hydration and Heat Stress Management

Part IV Making the Most of Your Fitness

14 Supplementing Your Training Endurance Blocks

15 Making the Most of Your Fitness

16 Strength Training on Limited Time


References and Recommended Reading


About the Authors

The Time-Crunched Cyclist reveals the fastest way to get fit for road racing, century rides, gravel grinders, cyclocross, Gran Fondos, and mountain bike events. With elite cycling coach Chris Carmichael’s innovative, time-saving approach, busy cyclists will develop fitness, speed, and power in just 6 hours a week.