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The Time Crunched Cyclist

Author : Chris Carmichael
ISBN : 193403083X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"More than 40 million Americans will ride a bike for fitness this year and the most devoted are busy working professionals. In this new edition of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, Lance Armstrong's personal cycling coach Chris Carmichael brings busy cyclists up to speed with the fastest way to get fit. Carmichael's revolutionary Time-Crunched program shows busy cyclists how to build competitive cycling fitness on a realistic schedule. Complete with training plans, case studies, nutritional guidelines, and success stories, this updated edition includes new training plans for commuters, mountain bikers, and cyclocross racers. Carmichael's proven methods and training programs enable cyclists to push the pace in the local group ride, have fun and perform well in local races, or tackle a challenging 100-mile fundraiser without committing to a high-volume training program"--
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Time Crunched Cyclist 2nd Ed

Author : Chris Carmichael
ISBN : 9781937716202
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Time-Crunched Cyclist reveals the fastest way to get fit for road racing, century rides, cyclocross, Gran Fondos, mountain bike events, and multi-day cycling tours. With elite cycling coach Chris Carmichael's innovative, time-saving approach, busy cyclists will develop fitness, speed, and power in just 6 hours a week. Through his popular endurance coaching service, Carmichael noticed that many busy cyclists are unable to make performance gains using conventional training methods; they simply don't have enough time to train. Carmichael Training Systems developed a new approach--the Time-Crunched Training Program--to help cyclists achieve competitive fitness and power without the impossible time demands of traditional training methods. The Time-Crunched Cyclist shows cyclists how to build fitness on a realistic schedule by tapping the power of high-intensity interval (HIIT) workouts. Cyclists learn the science behind this alternative approach to training before performing the CTS field tests to get a baseline reading of their fitness. 8 comprehensive training plans include effective time-crunched workouts, nutrition guidelines, and strength training to develop the speed and endurance for a wide variety of cycling races and events. New programs for this second edition bring cyclists up to speed for cyclocross racing, mountain bike endurance rides, and show bicycle commuters how to turn their twice-a-day rides into effective time-crunched workouts. The Time-Crunched Cyclist will help former racers, bicycle commuters, 'cross fans, and mountain bikers capture their best performance--all in the time they have right now.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Time Crunched Triathlete

Author : Chris Carmichael
ISBN : 1934030619
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Presents a triathlon training program along with case studies, nutritional guidelines, and success stories.
Category: Health & Fitness

Time Crunched Triathlon

Author : Joe Beer
ISBN : 9780719820472
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Time-crunched Triathlon is a manual for life, which will help beginners and experienced triathletes maximize their investment, success and enjoyment in this most demanding of endurance sports. Those with hectic lives who want to enjoy triathlons must ensure that they train effectively. Participating in three sports means trying to be a jack-of-all trades, organizing a lot of equipment and trying to make sense of the huge wealth of training information available both off- and online. This no-nonsense guide provides real-life case studies, clear and simple explanations, and tips and tricks from successful triathletes. It debunks the theory that triathletes are super-beings and looks at the ways they manage training on top of a busy lifestyle. It also considers the usual challenges of weather, illness and injury, and how to be consistent even when you can’t follow a completely regimented routine 24/7. Perfect for any triathlete who wants to become more time-efficient, Joe Beer’s book forgoes the fluff and focuses on the ultimate training essentials.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Training Essentials For Ultrarunning

Author : Jason Koop
ISBN : 9781937716806
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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When elite ultrarunners have a need for speed, they turn to coach Jason Koop. Now the sport’s leading coach makes his highly effective ultramarathon training methods available to ultrarunners of all abilities in his book Training Essentials for Ultrarunning. Ultramarathoners have traditionally piled on the miles or tried an approach that worked for a friend. Yet ultramarathons are not just longer marathons; simply running more will not prepare you for the race experience you want. Ultramarathon requires a new and specific approach to training. Training Essentials for Ultrarunning will revolutionize training for those who want to race an ultramarathon instead of just gutting it out to the finish line. Koop's race-proven ultramarathon program is based on sound science, the most current research, and years of experience coaching the sport’s star runners to podium performances. Packed with practical advice and vetted training methods, Training Essentials for Ultrarunning is the new, must-have resource for first-timers and ultramarathon veterans. Runners using Training Essentials for Ultrarunning will gain much more than Koop’s training approach: · The science behind ultramarathon performance. · Common ultramarathon failure points and how to solve them. · How to use interval training to focus workouts, make gains, reduce injuries, and race faster. · Simple, effective fueling and hydration strategies. · Koop’s A.D.A.P.T. method for making the right decisions to solve a race-day crisis. · How to plan your ultra season for better racing. · Course-by-course coaching guides to iconic U.S. ultramarathons including American River 50, Badwater 135, Hardrock 100, Javelina 100, JFK 50, Lake Sonoma 50, Leadville 100, Vermont 100, Wasatch 100, and Western States 100. · How to achieve your goal, whether it’s finishing or winning. A revolution is coming to ultrarunning as ultramarathoners shed old habits and embrace the smarter methods that science and experience show are better. Featuring stories and advice from ultrarunning stars Dakota Jones, Kaci Lickteig, Dylan Bowman, Timothy Olson, and others who work with Koop, Training Essentials for Ultrarunning is the go-to guide for first-time ultrarunners and competitive ultramarathoners.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Yoga For Cyclists

Author : Lexie Williamson
ISBN : 9781408190630
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Yoga is fast becoming an essential performance tool for road cyclists keen to improve flexibility, core strength, balance, breathing efficiency and mental focus. Most cyclists want to ride harder for longer but the unnatural slouched posture and repetitive nature of riding takes its toll on the body. Short, tight hamstrings, hip flexors and quadriceps are easily damaged and, over time, can cause knock-on problems in the lower back or knees. But a cyclist with a supple back, hips and hamstrings will not only be far less prone to overuse injuries than his stiffer training partners. He can also hunker down into aerodynamic positions easily and ride for longer, with more comfort. A cyclist able to breathe slower and deeper will breathe more efficiently and economically. A cyclist able to reduce adrenaline and control a scattered mind with concentration techniques will remain calm and focused in the heat of a race. Yoga for Cyclists will be the first title to address all of these areas by adapting yoga techniques specifically for cyclists of all levels, in clear, concise chapters. This is the ideal, no-nonsense resource, where every stretch, strengthening posture, breathing or recovery technique relates back to its impact on performance. Also included in this enhanced ebook are twelve video clips of selected yoga sequences.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ride Inside

Author : Joe Friel
ISBN : 1948007134
Genre : Health & Fitness
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"How to use indoor cycling to maintain bike fitness"--
Category: Health & Fitness

Pip And Houdini

Author : J.C. Jones
ISBN : 9781760639006
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Pip has one clue about the whereabouts of her birth mother, Cass - an old postcard from Beautiful Byron Bay. She's been settled with the Brownings, who are planning to adopt her-at least, that's until Pip gets into trouble once again! Now, Pip is sure she won't find a home with the Brownings. There's only one place she might belong, and that's with her mother. With her faithful hound Houdini by her side, Pip sets off north, to find out once and for all what became of Cass. It's a journey filled with interesting people, including a mysteriously musical young woman and a friendly, sun-bitten surfer. But as Pip draws ever-closer to Byron Bay, is she prepared for what she will find when she gets there? Once again this girl as skinny as a piece of string proves that adventure is where you choose to find it and a little bit of kindness can go a long way! PIP AND HOUDINI is a warm-hearted adventure story about a feisty girl and her escape-artist dog exploring the world.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Pretext

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123033578
Genre : Short stories, American
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Category: Short stories, American

Jumping The Cracks

Author : Victoria Blake
ISBN : 9781409140252
Genre : Fiction
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Move over Morse - PI Sam Falconer is tougher than ever and ready to tackle the darker side of Oxford... Oxford: the city of dreaming spires and lofty knowledge. Or so they say. But for private investigator Sam Falconer, it seems to be a place of sin and secrets. And Sam's better placed than most to know - she grew up in an Oxford college and now she's back to set up a branch of her detective agency. And as ever, cases have a way of finding Sam. Soon she has a vanished man to find, a museum display of shrunken heads to protect, and - as a near-fatal chase proves -her own skin to save. For Sam, like the Oxford antiquities she's tracking, it seems the secrets of the past aren't easily escaped. A taut mix of classic crime, modern noir and psychological drama, this is Blake at her very best.
Category: Fiction

Time

Author : Briton Hadden
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007111631
Genre : Current events
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Category: Current events

The Boy S Own Annual

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ISBN : UCAL:C2724006
Genre : Children's periodicals
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Category: Children's periodicals

Environmental Action

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ISBN : UOM:39015047384048
Genre : Environmental policy
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Category: Environmental policy

Punch

Author : Mark Lemon
ISBN : IOWA:31858029795592
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Bright Hair About The Bone

Author : Barbara Cleverly
ISBN : 0440338107
Genre : Fiction
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In Burgundy, France, in 1926, a famed archaeologist dies a terrible death in a country not his own.…Thus begins CWA Historical Dagger Award winner Barbara Cleverly’s dazzling new mystery novel. And soon aspiring archaeologist Laetitia Talbot will find herself embroiled in a murderous conspiracy centuries in the making. Letty’s joy at snaring a place in the excavation of an ancient church in Burgundy is dimmed by the tragedy of her godfather Daniel’s violent death. But when Letty receives a posthumous encoded message, she begins to believe that Daniel’s death was not a random act. Her investigation into Daniel’s murder sends her on a journey into a country’s remote history…into the orbit of a privileged French family harboring its own damning secret…into ancient Celtic mysteries and one sacred truth kept through the ages. It is an explosive revelation that could rock modern Christianity—and force a killer out of the shadows as a country devastated by one war lays the groundwork for another.… From the Trade Paperback edition.
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By Faith And Work

Author : Harold Vincent Mackintosh Mackintosh of Halifax (1st viscount)
ISBN : UOM:39015002996539
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