Cut through all the hoopla and hype, Hammer's Endurance Athlete's Guide to Success provides proper fueling knowledge for prior to, during, and after exercise. While finding the solution to properly fueling your body is a very individualized endeavor, this handbook provides the basic guidelines. It serves as the rationale behind the Hammer Nutrition line of endurance fuels and supplements which have been successfully used in nearly every conceivable endurance and ultra endurance contest on the planet.
By focusing on one of the most pivotal phases of triathlon, multisport athletes will improve their cycling with more efficient pedaling, sharper skills, and increased power. Lynda Wallenfels, an accomplished triathlete and seasoned Ultrafit coach, outlines practical tools and objectives for any training program from sprint to full Ironman, and off-road Olympic distances.
Mountain bikers will reap the benefits of a more deliberate and efficient training program with the help of Coach Joe Friel. If results are the goal, training should not be left to guesswork or the “ride-until-you-drop” mentality. Friel is renown for his proven methodology, which is based on science and built around the individual rider. Off-road cyclists, from novice to professional levels, will become more successful with Friel’s scientific approach to mountain biking.
If you've ever wondered what life in the U.S. Postal team whirlwind was really like, Inside the Postal Bus is your ticket to ride along. Michael Barry, Lance Armstrong's teammate since 2002, opens the door and invites you in to share a coffee and meet the guys. Barry, with help from fellow pros George Hincapie and Christian Vande Velde, take you into the world of the professional cyclist and the final season for America's favorite team, shedding light on the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the sport. Descriptive stories of the rituals and rigors of the team make this book an entertaining and refreshingly honest look at the riders and life on the road. A must-read for fans of the team and the sport.
Lance Armstrong’s coach offers education, tips, perspective, and motivation about improving performance for both cyclists and triathletes. The 1999 U.S. Olympic Committee Coach of the Year, Chris Carmichael, and his elite-level coaching staff at Carmichael Training Systems share coaching and training methods based on the core concepts of CTS. During his career as a coach of elite-level cyclists, and most recently as the man who personally coached Lance Armstrong to his three consecutive Tour de France victories, Carmichael has developed many training methods and insights that will inspire anyone desiring to improve their athletic performance.
Fueling yourself correctly at home is one of the most crucial aspects of athletic performance and all-around health. Skratch Labs’ Feed Zone Cookbook has 150 easy-to-follow recipes that are designed to give endurance athletes like you just what you need. Chef Biju Thomas teamed up with physiologist Dr. Allen Lim, whose time spent working with Pro Tour teams led to many of these delicious, healthful recipes. The Feed Zone focuses on delivering the right blend of macro and micro nutrients when you need them in simple, flavorful recipes.
Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes caters to the specific bike tuning and maintenance needs of triathletes. Using the successful format of his best-selling VeloPress books, Lennard Zinn guides triathletes through the many triathlon-specific problems including bike tuning, maintenance, and shipping a bike safely from race to race. Newcomers and experienced mechanics alike will benefit from the clear illustrations, exploded views of components, and practical tips on how to completely and properly maintain all aspects of their tri bikes in order to ensure hours of trouble-free riding.
Updated with new information, techniques, photos, procedures, and components, plus a larger, easier-to-read format, Park Tool's Big Blue Book Of Bicycle Repair - 3rd Edition is a comprehensive repair manual with all the information the novice and veteran mechanic needs to perform nearly any repair from trailside fixes, to routine tune-ups, to more advanced procedures and complete overhauls (be sure to review the Table of Contents). Written by Park Tool Director of Education and longtime USA Cycling pro race mechanic, Calvin Jones, and including hundreds of photos, this must-have manual is the perfect reference and step-by-step repair guide for nearly any bike, including road, mountain, BMX, fixie and singlespeed. Park wrote the book on bicycle repair!
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