CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS
Develop Your Own Personal
Cycling Training Program
Richard Rafoth MD
The website Cycling Performance Tips was designed as a "cyber"
book, using hyperlinks for cross referencing and allowing for timely updates without
having to wait for a new edition. The following text will combine editorial commentary
with hyperlinks to your own copy of CPT website material to lead you through development
of a personalized training program. Feedback or suggestions are always appreciated
(firstname.lastname@example.org) and will be incorporated into future versions and any files that
are modified to incorporate your questions or comments will be forwarded back to you.
The Glossary serves a dual purpose as a true glossary as well
as a quick index by providing hyperlinks to appropriate text. If you'd like to test your
knowledge of physiology, the Past Performance Tips section is
a compilation of questions that teach as they lead you through the background information
on the CPT website. And finally, there is the traditional of course, there is always
the formal Table of Contents for Cycling Performance Tips.
If you wish to research your own nutritional information, there are several excellent
Dick Rafoth MD
- http://odp.od.nih.gov/ods/databases/ibids.html connects you to The International
Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) which contains 328,000 scientific
citations and abstracts from the scientific literature on dietary supplements - including
vitamins, minerals, and botanicals.
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ is PubMed - 9 million citations in the MEDLINE
database used by healthcare professionals to research their own questions.
DEVELOP YOUR OWN TRAINING PROGRAM
II. Let's Get Started
- Training Logs
- Training Physiology
- Basic Training Principles
- How hard and how often should I ride?
- Putting it all together - an example of a training program.
III. ADDITIONAL TIPS FOR SUCCESS
- How to eat for each type of ride
- Getting the edge - tips for a PR (Personal Record)
If, at the end of the program, you feel it was of value to you, donations to
defray overhead and keep CPTIPS up and running are always appreciated. This is
the same program I had previously
marketed on CD for $10, but as I could more easily keep content current,
decided to move to an online approach.
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suggestions to improve this page are
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