By Dr. Achim Schmidt

Competitive Cycling deals a breathtaking perception into the fundamentals of educating in addition to innovations and strategies of biking. The publication makes a speciality of subject matters akin to anatomy and body structure of the bicycle owner, food, medication, psychology, and methods and strategies. suggestions and proposals in the course of the booklet make sure that it remains clos to the perform of biking.

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Stretching lowers muscle tone, maintains flexibility, and, combined with a massage, a warm bath, and recovery training, accelerates the elimination of metabolites. However, the best way to accelerate recovery is endurance training; well-trained cyclists are usually relatively fresh and recovered a few minutes after finishing an exhausting race, while beginners may even find it hard to recover from a mountain section to the extent that they are even forced to drop out of the race or training ride.

The disadvantage of fat-burning is that it only occurs at very low exercise intensities due to the high oxygen requirement. 1 kcal per g). ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­31 Competitive Cycling Fig. 5: Energy supply related to exercise duration The cyclist’s fat metabolism must be trained in order to maintain the highly performance-limiting glycogen stores, which are completely emptied after about two hours of intensive effort. While the untrained individual can use roughly 40% of the energy required for fat metabolism, the trained endurance athlete can use 60% and above.

42 x 19-14 Methods Duration method Periodization Used throughout the year, particularly important in the preparation phase; stick to aerobic zone BE 1 in all other cross-training sports in the PPs; it is an essential element of a spring training camp. , 3 hr, 4 hr, 5 hr, 1 hr CT) during the competition phase ideally from Tuesday to Thursday if weekends are race-free, or in the preparation phase from Friday to Sunday. Organization type Training alone is the most effective; monitor intensity via heart rate; change leader frequently in group training in order to maintain constant intensity (1-2 min).

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