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The Obree Way: A Training Manual for Cyclists (UPDATED AND REVISED EDITION)

The Obree Way: A Training Manual for Cyclists (UPDATED AND REVISED EDITION)

Author: Graeme Obree
$36.99(NZD)  inc GST
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Description
No one but Graeme Obree has the clarity of vision to get to the heart of the
`problem' of how to improve as a racing cyclist. His innovative approach
took him to the top of world cycling, twice breaking the world hour record.
This practical guide to revolutionising your cycling training - applicable to
all cyclists, from the weekend warrior to the serious competitor - swerves
conventional wisdom and strips cycling back to its elements, always
asking the question: `What actually improves my race time?'
Fully updated, this cycling classic explains Graeme Obree's radical insights
into technique, training, psychology and diet, and the clear logic behind
them. It is certain to help cyclists get the most out of their training.
Promotion info
A fully updated edition of twice world hour record holder and twice world 4000m pursuit champion Graeme Obree's popular guide to cycling.
Author description
GRAEME OBREE is twice world hour record holder and twice world
4000m pursuit champion. He is a regular contributor to BBC Radio where
his insights and analysis of track racing are revered by cycling fans.
Table of contents
Foreword
Introduction
1 What is training?
2 First steps
3 Bike set-up
4 The turbo session
5 Training
6 Psychology of preparation
7 Psychology of racing
8 Breathing
9 Pedalling
10 Stretching
11 The time trial
12 Nutrition and diet
13 Illness and other matters
14 Selection
15 The dichotomy of sport
16 Aspiration and achievement
17 The holistic view
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781472947116
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Featherstone
  • : February 2018
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : Full of colour photographs
  • : Graeme Obree
  • : Paperback