The Cyclist s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716240
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Coach Joe Friel is the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This new edition of the bestselling book 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. Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. This 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; 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.

The Cyclist s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716165
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Coach Joe Friel is the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This new edition of the bestselling book 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. Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. This 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; 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.

The Cyclist s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: Velopress
ISBN: 1934030201
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Cyclist’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive training book for serious cyclists. New in this fourth edition are updates on all the latest advances in cycling training including training with a power meter, smarter approaches to recovery and fatigue management, a new approach to strength training, and updates to body composition and nutrition. All the charts, tables, and illustrations are now in a two-color format, making The Cyclist’s Training Bible even easier to use. The Cyclist’s Training Bible has equipped thousands of cyclists for success in the sport. Using Friel’s Training Bible methodology, cyclists create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals.

The Cycling Bible

Author: Robin Barton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781408196083
Release Date: 2015-08-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Whether you are a novice, a mountain-bike enthusiast, a competitive cyclist or one who rides for fitness or pleasure, this book provides all you need to know to get the best out of your bike. Beginning with the anatomy of the bicycle, it explains what to look for when buying a bike so that you get the right one for you, whether it be a folding bike, tandem, electric bike, track bike or BMX. There's plenty of information on the right kit - for women as well as men - and clear explanations to help you tackle maintenance and repair jobs with confidence. The basic principles of riding, negotiating cities and riding off-road are explained, and it also covers how to ride safely and comfortably. For all those who want to take their cycling further, there's information on competitive riding and training, and even a stunning international touring section packed full of recommended rides in breathtaking locations. Fun, inspiring, beautifully illustrated and easy to use, The Cycling Bible is the perfect companion for riders of every level, whatever they want from their bike.

The Power Meter Handbook

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716196
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In The Power Meter Handbook, Joe Friel offers cyclists and triathletes a simple user's guide to using a power meter for big performance gains. In simple language, the most trusted coach in endurance sports makes understanding a power meter easy, no advanced degrees or tech savvy required. Cyclists and triathletes will master the basics to reveal how powerful they are. Focusing on their most important data, they'll discover hidden power, refine their pacing, and find out how many matches they can burn on any given day. Once they understand the fundamentals, Friel will show how to apply his proven training approach to gain big performance in road races, time trials, triathlons, and century rides. With The Power Meter Handbook, riders will: Precisely match their training to their race season Push their limits step by step Track fitness changes--reliably and accurately Peak predictably for key events Vastly improve training efficiency Power meters aren't just for the pros or racers anymore. Now The Power Meter Handbook makes it easy for any cyclist or triathlete to find new speed with cycling's most advanced gear.

The Mountain Biker s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: Velopress
ISBN: 1884737714
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Health & Fitness

Explains how to be an effective self-coach, offers instruction for developing a training program based on a sound scientific approach, and discusses the importance of strength work, stretching, and diet.

The Cyclist s Training Diary

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937715833
Release Date: 2018-04
Genre:

A perfect companion to any cycling training program, The Cyclist's Training Diary offers an ideal way for you to plan, record, and better understand your workouts and performance. With undated pages for use any time of the year, this diary offers plenty of space for all the objective and subjective performance metrics you might want to track in a smart format that's been carefully designed, tested, and refined by Joe Friel, America's most experienced personal cycling coach. The Cyclist's Training Diary is wirebound to lay flat and flips easily so you can look up past workouts or settle your pre-race nerves by proving to yourself that you've done the work. This paper workout log is simple to use, never requires a login or password, and can be completely customized to meet your needs for any cycling training schedule. This physical record of your workouts will reveal insights that don't display on an online dashboard. Fully compatible with Joe Friel's best-selling training programs like The Cyclist's Training Bible and Fast After 50, this diary simplifies the planning and execution of your training for all cycling events: road racing, criteriums, time trials, century rides, charity rides, gran fondos, enduro, gravel grinders, and cyclocross. Strong cyclists know that a training diary is an invaluable tool. Whether they work with a coach or train independently, even elite cyclists keep a training log to hone their feel for performance, consolidate training data in one location, track their progress, monitor for injuries and overtraining, and reshape their goals throughout the season. The Cyclist's Training Diary includes: Coach Friel's introduction to the essential details of keeping a training log. Friel's guide to planning out your season. Season goals, Annual training hours, Weekly training hours and summary charts 53 undated weekly spreads. Space for every training metric like workout type, route, and distance/time; heart rate and power; zones and RPE; weather; rest/recovery; weight; and your custom notes Race Results Summary to log finish times, nutrition, efforts, and more Physiological test results such as VO2max and lactate threshold. Training Grids to graph the data you choose Road and mountain bike measurements with space to note adjustments Your favorite segments and best times Season results summary Race day gear checklist What gets measured gets managed. Add The Cyclist's Training Diary to your program and you'll unlock valuable insights that can help you improve in your sport.

The Triathlete s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716073
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Triathlete's Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive reference available to triathletes. Based on Joe Friel's proven, science-based methodology and his 28 years of coaching experience, The Triathlete's Training Bible has equipped hundreds of thousands of triathletes for success in the sport. The Triathlete's Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. With this new edition, you will develop your own personalized training plan and learn how to: improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running balance intensity and volume gain maximum fitness through smart recovery make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining adapt your training plan based on your progress build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training improve body composition with smarter nutrition The Triathlete's Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport.

Companion to the Cyclist s Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: Velopress
ISBN: 193403035X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

If you use the third edition of The Cyclist's Training Bible to guide your training, this Companion will quickly bring you up to speed with the most important advances in the sport.

Fast After 50

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716691
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Fast After 50 is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel—America's leading endurance sports coach—shows how athletes can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50. In his groundbreaking book Fast After 50, Friel offers a smart approach for athletes to ward off the effects of age. Friel shows athletes how to extend their racing careers for decades—and race to win. Fast After 50 presents guidelines for high-intensity workouts, focused strength training, recovery, crosstraining, and nutrition for high performance: How the body's response to training changes with age, how to adapt your training plan, and how to avoid overtraining How to shed body fat and regain muscle density How to create a progressive plan for training, rest, recovery, and competition Workout guidelines, field tests, and intensity measurement In Fast After 50, Joe Friel shows athletes that age is just a number—and race results are the only numbers that count. With contributions from: Mark Allen, Gale Bernhardt, Amby Burfoot, Dr. Larry Creswell, John Howard, Dr. Tim Noakes, Ned Overend, Dr. John Post, Dr. Andrew Pruitt, and Lisa Rainsberger.

Cycling Past 50

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0880117370
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Provides a training schedule, exercises, nutritional guidelines, equipment suggestions, and tips on technique for safe and healthy cycling for the middle-aged

Training Plans for Cyclists

Author: Gale Bernhardt
Publisher: Velopress
ISBN: 193403018X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This collection of 16 cycling plans from world-class cycling coach Gale Bernhardt is sure to prepare cycling enthusiasts and first-time riders alike for their biggest and best rides. Detailed training plans work toward goals and events that range from 30 to 100 miles for road and mountain bike cyclists.

Training and Racing with a Power Meter 2nd Ed

Author: Hunter Allen
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 9781937716158
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hunter Allen and Andy Coggan, PhD have completely revised the book that made power meters understandable for amateur and professional cyclists and triathletes. Power meters have become essential tools for competitive cyclists and triathletes. No training tool can unlock as much speed and endurance as a power meter--for those who understand how to interpret their data. A power meter displays and records exactly how much energy a cyclist expends, which lends unprecedented insight into that rider's abilities and fitness. With the proper baseline data, a cyclist can use a power meter to determine race strategy, pacing, and tactics. Training and Racing with a Power Meter makes it possible to exploit the incredible usefulness of the power meter by explaining how to profile strengths and weaknesses, measure fitness and fatigue, optimize workouts, time race readiness, and race using power. This new edition: 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. Training and Racing with a Power Meter, will continue to be the definitive guide to the most important training tool ever developed for endurance sports.