Now that you have your yearly schedule mapped out and you know what types of training tools you will use as well as when to be tested and how, it is time to start training. In this chapter you will learn about the four phases of training�preparation,
Cycling Past 50
Since 1971, I�ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Mastering Mountain Bike Skills-2nd Edition
Have you ever seen a really smooth rider just floating along a rough trail? Chances are he accomplishes these feats by strategically weighting and unweighting his bike.
Acquiring new cycling skills or improving those you already have is easier with professional instruction.
Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits
Take a look at an overview of what you should expect from this book.
Because overtraining affects the physical responses to training and adaptation, the body must also contend with a wide array of psychosocial stressors, from sports-related (team dynamics, coaches) and environmental (frequent travel, altitude) challenges to personal (relationship, work, financial) issues.
Cutting-Edge Cycling eBook
The first and most obvious weight-bearing exercise is running.
There is no doubt that good route selection and proper execution of the five techniques along your route are keys to success in orienteering.
Located in southeastern Ohio near the junction of Interstates 70 and 77, the Wilds is a unique place.
Between 1993 and 1998, my climbing friends and I would spend the month of January bouldering and camping at Hueco Tanks State Park near El Paso, Texas. The warm sun, brilliant problems, supportive climbing culture, and stark desert beauty brought us back.