Train to win with Joe Friel and the definitive guide to optimal cycling performance. Inside this all-new Cyclist's Training Bible, Joe Friel—cycling's most experienced personal coach—presents the latest discoveries in cycling science, data analysis, daily planning, and skills development to help you create a personal training plan for success. Whether you are training for road races, criteriums, time trials, or gravel races, or you just need to improve your climbing, sprinting, endurance, or recovery, The Cyclist's Training Bible covers it all, including:
Power Meter Metrics: Put cycling's most advanced science to work during every training session.
TSS-Based Training: Use the Training Stress Score to gauge training load and build a superior training plan.
Personalized Planning: Create a custom training program to capitalize on your strengths and minimize your limiters.
Field Tests: Evaluate progress and improve your training focus by performing Functional Threshold Power, Functional Aerobic Capacity, Sprint Power, Time Trial, and Functional Threshold Heart Rate tests.
Timing Your Peak and Taper: Shed training fatigue while maintaining fitness in the lead-up to key races.
Planning a Season: Joe Friel's most advanced and comprehensive tools will help you create a winning daily, monthly, and yearly training plan.
Strength Training: Develop climbing and sprinting power with targeted exercises on the bike and in the gym.
Cycling Workouts: Follow detailed workouts to build aerobic endurance, muscular force, speed skill, muscular endurance, anaerobic endurance, and sprint energy.
From the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, The Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists.