Beginning and intermediate cyclists can use this no-nonsense training philosophy based on the heart rate monitor to build a personal and practical plan to realise their fitness goals and increase their their enjoyment of the sport. More than just a book on heart rate monitors, Heart Zones Cycling is a highly individualised training philosophy for beginner to intermediate cyclists.Beginning with the lifestyle and unique profile of the rider, Sally Edwards and Sally Reed have broadened their approach to cycling in this new complement to The Heart Rate Monitor Book for Cyclists.Edward and Reed were the first to build a training program around the heart rate monitor. Heart rate monitors have become increasingly sophisticated and even more accessible to athletes to athletes of varied experience.Heart Zones Cycling fills the need for an entry-level book for riders of all body types and ability levels, incorporating technology as a tool for maximising enjoyment of the sport, and ultimately giving people a means to personalize their fitness with a dynamic and practical plan for training. This book is intended for the more casual cyclist who is more likely to train to ride in bike tours rather than competitive racing, or simply interested in incorporating cycling as a recreational means to fitnessBecause it is written more like a general fitness title, looking to inspire while also equipping the rider with a feasible plan for success that is highly personalised, this would also be a good fit for broader media where sports is a feature rather than a focus. Paperback. with charts and tables throughout. 7 3/8" x 9 1/4", 288 pp.