Mountain Bike Fitness Training (Hardback)John Metcalfe (author)
Hardback 242 Pages
This comprehensive training manual is aimed at the recreational or competitive mountain biker wishing to improve performance in off-road riding. It is also a useful resource for those who want to improve their general fitness, and have chosen the sport of mountain biking as a fun way to better health. The book includes in-depth guidelines on every aspect of mountain bike fitness training. It shows how to assess fitness, working out training programs tailored to needs, formulate a realist diet plan, and ride a smarter and more ergonomic race. Where applicable, detailed descriptions of do-it-yourself fitness tests, skill drills, and training exercises are given, which should allow the reader to boost their fitness and skill at home with a minimal amount of specialist equipment. Every area of mountain bike fitness is explained with scientific information and relevant biking examples. The book focuses on cross-country and downhill racing and includes other chapters dealing with marathon mountain biking, expedition mountain biking, the female mountain biker, the young rider, the master/veteran rider, and the first-time racer.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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