The Lance Armstrong Performance Program

If you are a keen cyclist, the book “The Lance Armstrong Performance Program” by Lance Armstrong and Chris Carmichael, is a must read.

A popular book in Australia during October 2010, this book appeared at number one position in the top movers list.

The Lance Armstrong Performance Program

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In The Lance Armstrong Performance Program: Seven Weeks to the Perfect Ride, Armstrong teams up with his coach, Chris Carmichael (whom the U.S. Olympic Committee named 1999’s Coach of the Year), to offer the ultimate insider’s guide to becoming a better rider, based on the regimen Carmichael has been fine-tuning for Armstrong since the early 1990s.

Noting that athletes of all levels focus best when aiming for specific goals at the end of short windows, the authors describe the performance program as consisting of “three specialized weekly training programs that build on your current fitness level” followed by a week of “recovery riding between each program.”

They provide an easy-to-administer fitness-level self-test in the form of a three-mile time trial (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), and they then define the key operative terms that make up the bulk of the actual training, including Tempo, HighSpin, PowerIntervals, Sprints, and Training Zone.


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