Tired of the same ride at the same pace yielding the same
results day after day?
With Fitness Cycling, you will achieve maximum results from every cycling
workout, whether you're trying to improve your times, bike longer distances, or
simply increase your fitness level.
With 60 workouts and 13 proven training programs at your fingertips, you will
improve your physical conditioning and your performance.
World-class cyclists Michael and Dede Demet
Barry, with noted exercise physiologist Dr. Shannon Sovndal,
guide you through assessing your cycling fitness level and selecting a training
program based on your individual goals. The dozens of workouts include
endurance rides, hill and speed training, time trials, and strength and lactate
threshold sessions. Workouts are arranged into four training zones to lead you
from building a base to maintaining peak condition based on your fitness level
and cycling ambition.
Warm-up and cool-down methods, as well as expert conditioning guidelines,
provide the information you need for more informed training, faster times, and
Put an end to the monotonous rides and begin cranking out meaningful miles.
Whether you're looking to jump-start your training or to peak for a race,
Fitness Cycling ensures that every workout keeps you on pace to meet your
'This book should be added to every cyclist's library.
Understand why and how to use your time wisely to improve your cycling—whether
for fun, fitness, or performance."—Connie Carpenter Olympic Gold
Medalist, 1984 Women's Individual Road Race