Performance Cycling : Training for Power, Endurance, and Speed

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From a U.S. Olympic coach, physiologist, and veteran cyclist comes Performance Cycling--the ideal training manual for the several million coaches, cyclists, and endurance athletes of all ages and abilities who want to rev up their RPMs and go for personal gold. With techniques utilized by national champions and Olympians, this unique, cutting-edge guide covers the proven ways to make any body perform for maximum endurance and toughness.

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"I want everyone to know that Dave Morris deserves much of the credit for my success."--Jane Quigley, 18-time National Champion, 9-time World Champion Medalist, and 2-time Pan-American Games Gold Medalist

Raise your performance to the next level--and beyond!

Your personal best is about to get much, much better. In Performance Cycling, David Morris provides you with the revolutionary training methods favored by elite cyclists around the world to maximize speed, strength and endurance in preparation for major competitions.

This comprehensive program integrates the practical knowledge Morris gained as a physiologist for the U.S. Olympic Committee with the latest scientific research and findings in nutrition and the demands of competition. Whatever your age or current level of ability, this cutting-edge guide supplies cyclist-tested techniques for making your body stronger, faster, and tougher. You'll learn how to:

  • Assess your abilities and set goals
  • Establish a training schedule and plan workouts
  • Integrate resistance training with aerobic training and maximum sustainable power output
  • Increase your power during the competitive season
  • Train for specific types of events
  • Reach your performance peak on race day

Performance Cycling will help you discover just how strong your performance can be.

"Dave Morris is an innovator in the world of cycling. . . . His training methods are what's next to come in our sport."--Jonathan Retseck, 8-time National Champion

"Because of Dave's years of experience and studies, this book will benefit anyone wanting to learn more about the newest cycling research."--Mari Holden, 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist, 2000 World Champion, 6-time National Champion

"Dave has been coaching, racing, and riding for years, and really knows the ins and outs on why the body works the way it does."--Alison Dunlap, 2001 Mountain Bike World Champion, 2-time Olympian

About the Author:

David Morris began racing bicycles at eighteen and raced for the University of Missouri cycling team, qualifying for Collegiate Nationals in 1991. He is a doctoral candidate in excercise physiology. Between 1992 and 1996, he worked as a sports physiologist for the U.S. Olympic Training Committee and USA Cycling in Colorado Springs. He then founded his own company focusing on cycling performance research, coaching, and consulting. By 2003 the athletes he has coached had won eighteen national championships, three World Cups, and two silver medals at the World Championships. He can be reached at www.racersready.com.

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