An invaluable manual for cyclists of all ages, experience and ability, which will help them achieve peak performance. Full of practical advice, this book includes information on:
Strength conditioning to improve your performance
Targeted training plans to focus on strengthening weaker areas
Riding different terrains and environments
Road cycling skills and safety
The book will also help you discover your 'key performance limiters', which fall into four groups:
Stamina - how far you can ride without tiring
Hard steady state riding - how hard you can ride over 20 minutes
Capacity - how hard you can ride over 5 minutes
Speed - how fast you can sprint
This book acts as a training toolbox with which you can structure bespoke sessions to improve these four facets of performance. There's also advice on diet, weight loss and the psychology of cycling, and plenty of stories and anecdotes from Sir Chris Hoy's Olympic track career.
Full of helpful and inspiring advice for those getting on a bike for the first time in a while, along with plenty of tips and tricks for seasoned cyclists looking to take it up a notch, this is a book for beginners and pros alike.
||Octopus Publishing Group
Höhe: 252 mm
Breite: 192 mm
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Sir Chris Hoy is Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete of all time, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris was voted 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and he was also awarded a Knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours list. Chris retired from competitive cycling in 2013 and his achievements throughout his career make him one of Team GB's most successful Olympians, the first Briton since 1908 to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games, and one of the most successful Olympic cyclists of all time.