Cantitate/Preț
Produs

Anatomy of Cycling (The Anatomy Series)

De (autor)
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – November 2013
Descriere de la o altă ediție sau format:

"Avid cyclists ride on average 150-200 days per year for up to 3-4 hours a day."

With its low impact on the joints and high caloric burn rate, cycling is a great choice for anyone wanting to get (and stay) in shape. It is accessible to all fitness levels and allows for easy progression. At all levels, cycling demands extreme physical effort and stamina to power the bicycle and to maintain correct form and speed, especially if for an extended time. Most of the work is in pushing down on the pedal, which uses all of the muscles in the leg. Equally important are the supporting muscles, which support the upper body, provide balance, reduce fatigue and increase endurance.

"Anatomy of Cycling" addresses all of these needs. The exercises are designed to work the wide range of muscles that come into play when cycling. All of them can be done at home using just seven items: a mat, a chair, a "Bosu ball," a small medicine ball, a large Swiss Ball, a small roller and a large roller.

The exercises are organized into four units:
Flexibility Exercises Mostly stretches, these help to counteract stiffness and increase blood flow. Leg-Strengthening Exercises Legs power the bicycle and by pedaling faster, gain speed. Strength is essential to sprinting and hill-climbing skills. These weight-bearing exercises are also beneficial to bones, a benefit that a cycling-only regimen lacks. Core-Strengthening Exercises A strong core contributes to a fluid pedal stroke, energy efficiency and overall stability. Balance and Posture Exercises These exercises, including swimming, help to build back strength and improve stability, both helpful in counteracting the shoulder and lower back problems that trouble cyclists.

"Anatomy of Cycling" also includes three pre-designed workouts -- Beginner's, Intermediate and Advanced -- as well as seven specific workouts: Quadriceps-Strengthening, Healthy Back, Core-Stabilizing, Low-Impact, Stamina, Balancing and Postural.

This is an essential reference for road cyclists and triathletes.

Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Carte Paperback (2) 4617 lei  Economic 14-19 zile +1000 lei  7-11 zile
  Hinkler Book Distributors – November 2013 4617 lei  Economic 14-19 zile +1000 lei  7-11 zile
  Firefly Books – 27 Jun 2013 15881 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1234 lei  14-22 zile

Din seria The Anatomy Series

Preț: 4617 lei

Puncte Express: 69

Preț estimativ în valută:
929 1044$ 834£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 02-07 august
Livrare express 26-30 iulie pentru 1999 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781743528532
ISBN-10: 1743528531
Pagini: 160
Dimensiuni: 256 x 197 x 13 mm
Greutate: 0.55 kg
Editura: Hinkler Book Distributors
Seria The Anatomy Series