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Anatomy & 100 Stretching Exercises for Cycling (Paperback)

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From the occasional rider to the high-performance athlete, everyone can benefit from knowledge about biomechanics, ergonomics, stretching techniques, and more. Discover guidelines and advice designed to help bicycle enthusiasts improve their safety and performance. Beginners and advanced cyclists alike will find:
  • Instructions on adjusting bicycles to fit their specific bodies for greater comfort, speed, endurance, and performance
  • Knowledge about the biomechanics of cycling, including the anatomical descriptions of the muscle groups involved in pedaling, and the importance of holding the correct position over the bike
  • 86 specific stretches to help cyclists achieve optimal performance
  • 14 stretches on the bicycle to delay the onset of muscle fatigue and avoid discomfort due to prolonged cycling
  • Equipment and security essentials
  • The basic history and evolution of the bicycle
Includes detailed explanations, full color photographs and illustrations, plus step-by-step descriptions of each exercise and technique. Cyclists will love learning how to improve their form--and perform to the max--with every pedal stroke.
Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Health + Wellness, Science
Sub-Genre: Exercise, Anatomy + Physiology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 50462035
UPC: 9781438008585
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-5803
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