Synopses & Reviews
Cycling is funand it's also an ideal form of exercise. The author presents a complete cycling fitness program that men and women of all ages and skill levels can adapt to their personal needs. It consists of six graded training schedules, taking cyclists from beginner level to long-distance and even to racing cyclist. Schedules are supplemented with nutrition recommendations, and are designed to build users' general fitness and endurance levels and help them lose excess weight. The author also offers detailed advice on how to find the correct bicycle, based on each cyclist's fitness profile and training program. Essential guidelines are given for avoiding injury and building physical fitness safely and effectively. The book is filled with attractive color photos and detailed, easy-to-follow charts.
"…A clever, attractive, little guide to using a bicycle to get and keep in shape."
Sweat, June 2003
About the Author
Oliver Roberts is a cross-training and nutrition writer, as well as a member of the editorial staff on the widely-recognized British magazine, "Runner's World." A dedicated cyclist, Oliver averages more than 200 cycling miles each week.