Anatomy & 100 Stretching Exercises for Cycling


About The Book

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.

You’ll get:

  • 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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series (May 1, 2016)
  • Length: 154 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781438008585

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