Global Cycling Network (GCN) has present its latest book for cyclists, ‘The Complete Guide to Cycling Psychology’, written by sport psychologist Dr Jim Taylor with insights and real-world experience from record-breaking endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont.
According to GCN… ‘The Complete Guide to Cycling Psychology takes the reader deep inside the psychology of cyclists, exploring the powerful impact that the mind has on cycling performance.
‘The book has been structured to introduce readers to each concept and consider their own cycling psychology while giving them the insights, information, and tools they need to ensure that their mind is their greatest ally rather than their worst enemy; whether they’re off on a training ride, endurance epic, or race.’
Chapters encompass: The attitudes through which cyclists approach their cycling;
The mental muscles cyclists need to strengthen alongside their bodies;
The mental toolbox each cyclist needs to overcome the inevitable challenges of cycling; and
The building blocks of quality training that will help them achieve their cycling goals. Dr Jim Taylor has devoted his career to identifying the mental factors that impact athletic performance, authoring books including Train Your Mind for Athletic Success: Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals and The Triathlete’s Guide to Mental Training.In The Complete Guide to Cycling Psychology, Taylor draws on his own personal athletic experiences, as well as his work with some of the best cyclists in the world, to take a deep dive into the ways cyclists can train their minds to ride better, faster, and […]