Barron’s Anatomy & 100 Stretching Exercises for Cycling includes guidelines and advice designed to help bicycle enthusiasts improve their safety and performance. You’ll get full-color photos and illustrations, along with step-by-step descriptions of each exercise and its impact on anatomy.
Whether you’re a recreational rider or a high-performance cyclist, you can benefit from learning about biomechanics, ergonomics, stretching techniques, and more.
86 specific stretches to help cyclists achieve optimal performance, with detailed explanations of each technique
14 stretches on the bicycle to delay the onset of muscle fatigue and avoid discomfort due to prolonged cycling
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
Instructions on adjusting bicycles to fit their specific bodies for greater comfort, speed, endurance, and performance
Equipment and security essentials
The basic history and evolution of the bicycle
With Barron’s, cyclists will love learning how to improve their form—and perform to the max—with every pedal stroke.