Training & Nutrition - training fro 41 beginner to long distance
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08-03-07, 02:37 PM
I'm a 41 years old heavy guy (but with a nice athletic past as a Rugby player, 5.9 ft 200 pounds).
I decided to start to bike a month ago and Iím biking 3 times a week 12 miles with an average of 14 Miles/hour twice each of the 3 days.
I would like to know were I can find training information to improve long distance biking.
Thanks a lot
Here's a couple of links:
I haven't read them though, but they look like they might be what you're looking for. Welcome to the forum and cycling!
08-03-07, 06:57 PM
try the LD subforum. you're no where near there class yet, but they all started somewhere & because of the unique demands they place on their bodies, the tend to read a lot of training type materials.
I'm pretty much in the same situation (ex-rugby player, front row forward, etc.) and I found that joining a local club helped a lot with rides, etc. Bicycling magazine had some videos and work out plans too on the website. http://www.bicycling.com/topic/0,6614,s1-4-443-0-0,00.html
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