"A strong midsection makes for a more efficient stroke. Try the 50 exercises in "Tom Danielson's Core Advantage"." -- "Bicycling magazine"
""Tom Danielson's Core Advantage" argues for a different kind of core training than the traditional parade of crunches...The style of training works for everybody who exercises and especially for those who are getting older and are familiar with nagging back issues." -- "Denver Post"
"In their book, Danielson and Westfahl discuss the importance of core training and offer plans for cyclists of all levels." -- "The Olympian"
From the Back Cover
Pro cyclist Tom Danielson used to have a bad back. He shifted in the saddle, was never comfortable, and often rode in pain. Core strength workouts fixed Tommy D's back pain, and core strength has become his cycling advantage.
The strength routines in this book will help you build power and performance on the bike. You will improve your balance, coordination, and muscular endurance without adding unwanted muscle bulk.
You don't need a gym. You don't need special equipment. With Tommy D's simple core exercise routines, you will eliminate muscle imbalances and lingering pain from injuries. You'll maintain power out of the saddle, climb stronger, and reduce fatigue at the end of a long ride.
"Tom Danielson's Core Advantage" includes:
- 45 core strength exercises
- 5 dynamic warm-up exercises
- Workout plans in 3 levels, beginner to pro
- Exercises to build strength, endurance, and balance
- Cures for back, shoulder, and neck pain
- Workouts to improve climbing and out-of-the-saddle power
Tom Danielson's core exercises are essential for stronger riding. They are easy to master, and they don't take much time. Best of all, they will improve your performance on the bike and extend your cycling career.