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.
If you’re like most endurance athletes, you’re concerned about your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down. Matt Fitzgerald’s Racing Weight Quick Start Guide applies all the principles of his best-selling book Racing Weight in a detailed set of weight-loss training plans. You will devote 4 to 8 weeks to starting a weight loss of 5, 10, or 20+ pounds. Lose weight quickly by following a schedule of high-intensity workouts and strength training as well as a menu of calorie-restricted, high-protein meals and snacks. Low-volume and high-volume plans make it possible for cyclists, runners, and triathletes with a wide range of experience to maintain their training levels. Replace fat with muscle while keeping your appetite in check.
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.
The Problem Solvers Sketchbook and Bench Reference Guide exists because writing things down is important. Sketch out new ideas, record findings, workarounds, geometries, spoke lengths, never-try-it-agains, or just to doodle during that boring meeting at work. - DIY Reference and/or User Manual - Engineer-ruled for oddball geometric sketching - Includes semi-useful tables and tools
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.
Skratch Labs’ Feed Zone Portables Cookbook gives you real, delicious, and easy-to-make fuel for your next ride. Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim—a physiologist who has done extensive work with Pro Tour teams—teamed up to give you 75 simple recipes for food that travels well, tastes amazing, and gives you the energy you need to keep riding. The book focuses on delivering the right blend of macro and micro nutrients for training athletes in simple, flavorful recipes.
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.
Science shows it's not just what we eat that matters; eating together matters, too. Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim have returned to the kitchen to champion dinner, the most social meal of the day. In their third cookbook, Feed Zone Table, Biju and Allen offer 100 all-new recipes to bring friends and family to the table in a way that nourishes life and sport. Feed Zone Table will inspire your family-style dinners with a delicious line up of drinks, starters, main courses, side dishes, fresh sauces, and desserts. Biju rolls out easy techniques for making flavorful food that's fun to prepare and share. Enjoying dinnertime and eating well will nourish you, your family and friends--and your sports performance. Dr. Lim saw these benefits first-hand while working with professional athletes and shares new research on how social meals benefit everyone. Lim reveals why it matters--what science has to say about food, camaraderie, performance, and the pivotal role that the dinner table can play in an athlete's preparation. Sports are often an escape from life, but Feed Zone Table is a warm invitation back to the table. We perform best when we nourish our bodies and feed our souls. Bring great food and people together with Feed Zone Table and you'll feel the difference.
In ROCKET FUEL, James Beard Award-winner Matt Kadey, RD, offers up innovative, delicious, and convenient real-food recipes to power everyday exercise and weekend adventures. Kadey's ingenious recipes include whole food snacks like pudding, muffins, bars, slushies, pancakes, bites, wraps, cakes, cups, and more. Whole foods are a healthier, tastier performance fuel than highly processed sports food products. With over 100 recipes in ROCKET FUEL, it's easier than ever to power up for workouts, recharge during halftime, or stay energized on the trail.
Coach Joe Friel is the one of the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist’s Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This edition of the best-selling book includes all of the latest advances in training and technology. Using this book, cyclists can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals. Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. This fourth edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat.
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!
CycleOps Real Rides Power Training DVD gives you the knowledge and motivation to have a great season. Renowned cycling coach Robbie Ventura guides you through a progressive 8-week training program that will increase your power on the bicycle. Video footage comes from on-bike cameras for a dynamic, action-packed feel and an in-video dashboard shows stats critical to your workout.
The Instructor's Guide for Park Tool School is a complete tutorial and information source to help retail stores conduct their own repair and maintenance clinics based on The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair 3rd Edition (BBB-3). Written by Calvin Jones, Park Tool's Director of Education Programs, using his 40 years of experience as a mechanic, educator, and writer, the BBB-3TG provides all the time-proven information needed for a successful Park Tool School clinic, including: • Detailed advice to help you plan, organize, promote, and teach a clinic • Step-by-step repair procedures • Hundreds of photos • Course outlines, lecture notes, and demonstration ideas • Student participation certificates, a promotional poster, and sample registration forms
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