Bicycling's resident FIT CHICK delivers a weight-loss plan designed to help you lose 30, 50, or even 100 pounds
Forget gym memberships and long, boring hours on the cardio machine. Bicycling magazine columnist Selene Yeager shows that by varying your rides and incorporating elements such as intervals and hill work, cycling can easily burn more than 600 calories per hour. By following her training plans, created with the founder of Performance Driven Coaching, James Herrera, and her sensible nutritional advice you can embark on a weight-loss program that is both effective and fun.
Inside you'll find:Everything you need to get started—from advice on selecting the proper bicycle to choosing gear that will make the most of your riding effortsWhat to eat before, during, and after you rideDetailed cycling plans for each of four unique weight-loss goals:BIG WEIGHT LOSS (35 to 50+ pounds)DROP A SIZE (20 to 35 pounds)SHED THE STUBBORN SPARE TIRE (5 to 15 pounds)FIT FOR LIFE (weight maintenance)An off-the-bike strength training program that will complement your cycling and boost fat-burningInspiring stories of people who have lost weight and kept it off through cycling
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Published August 17, 2010
Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors.