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Performance Cycling


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Acknowledgments Preface Introduction: Cycling and Science Come of Age Part One: The Human Body 1. Anatomy of the Machine Muscular System / Digestive System / Endocrine System / Cardiovascular System 2. Fuel for the Machine Energy Production / Digestion and Metabolism of Macronutrients / Energy Pathways / Macronutrient Needs / Micronutrient Needs / Questions and Answers 3. Testing and Evaluation Maximal Oxygen Consumption Test (VO2 Max Test) / Lactate Threshold, Maximal Steady State, and Maximum Sustainable Power Output / Wingate Anaerobic Test / Are Blood Tests Necessary? / Questions and Answers Part Two: Training Plans 4. Training Philosophies Assessing Current Abilities / Setting Goals 5. Formulating a Training Schedule Prescribing and Monitoring Workout Intensity 6. Choosing Workouts Core Workouts / Block Training 7. Preseason Training: The Four-Phase Plan The Four-Phase Approach / Phase 1: Resistance Training / Phase 2: Aerobic Endurance / Phase 3: Supermaximum Sustainable Power Intervals / Phase 4: Maximum Sustainable Power Intervals / Questions and Answers 8. Training during the Competitive Season Becoming a Stronger Rider: Developing Power during the Competitive Season / Specializing for Types of Events and Peaking for Races 9. Should You Hire a Coach? Evaluating Your Needs and Expectations / Evaluating a Potential Coach Part Three: Training Aids 10. Ergogenic Aids Evaluating Ergogenic Aids / Reviews of Potential Ergogenic Agents / Other Potential Ergogenic Aids / Questions and Answers Afterword: Directions for the Future References Index About the Author

About the Author

David Morris began racing bicycles at eighteen and raced for the University of Missouri cycling team, qualifying for Collegiate Nationals in 1991. He is a doctoral candidate in excercise physiology. Between 1992 and 1996, he worked as a sports physiologist for the U.S. Olympic Training Committee and USA Cycling in Colorado Springs. He then founded his own company focusing on cycling performance research, coaching, and consulting. By 2003 the athletes he has coached had won eighteen national championships, three World Cups, and two silver medals at the World Championships. He can be reached at


"Dave Morris is an innovator in the world of cycling...His training methods are what's next to come in our sport." - Jonathan Retseck, U.S. National Team Member, 8x U.S. National Champion; "[he] helped me to win a silver medal in the points race at the world championships in 1996. I want everyone to know that he deserves much of the credit for my success." - Jane Quigley, 12-time national champion, 1996 National Champion Silver Medalist

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