More women than ever before are jumping on their saddles to enjoy one of the fastest growing sports in the country-and to improve cardiovascular fitness, control their weight, and liven up their social lives. At the same time, cycling remains very much a qman's sport, q an intimidating world that can be difficult for women to navigate. Now celebrity spokeswoman Selene Yeager covers all the basics-for all ages and fitness levels. Women will learn... - How to find the perfect bike and other essential equipment - How to shift, spin, climb mountains, and get back down - Training techniques that take it up a notch - What to eat off-and on-a bike - Competition craziness-race information and strategies - Why guys who work in bike shops act the way they do - And more!True story: Recently, I offered to help a very good friend of mine buy her first areala bike. Shea#39;d been commuting around town on an old box-store bike and wanted a light, nimble road bike to take exploring around our large network of Pennsylvania ... She left with a $2, 500 Trek, $300 worth of accessories, and a big smile.
|Title||:||Every Woman's Guide to Cycling|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-03-04|