Chris Carmichael Interview
Thomas Valentinsen talks to Armstrong?s trainer Chris Carmichael about his new book and Carmichael Training Systems.
books on the market. Why did you consider it necessary to add your title to the range? What justifies its existence?
We believe out methodologies and philosophy on training and racing are the best. We haven?t published a book on how we coach so we felt now was the right time to put it out there.
Why should cyclists choose your book over its competition?
I?ll let this review speak for itself:
Carmichael, Olympic coach and trainer, is probably best known for training cyclist Lance Armstrong, winner of four consecutive Tour de France Championships. Here,
Cyclists who read your books on training might find themselves in a situation where your advice is different from the advice they?re given by their personal trainers. In your opinion, how should cyclists handle such a situation?
They need to discuss this with their personal coach and decide what is best for them.
With the wide range of training advice available on the internet and in various books, cyclists might be confronted with conflicting advice on how to train. What is the best way for a cyclist to determine which way is the right to go?
Individuals have to learn what is best for them. A lot can go into determining what works for them which could be a lot of trial and error. Working with a coach can help with what may be fact and fiction in training.
Thank you for taking the time to talk to us.
To learn more about Carmichael Training Systems and to order coaching visit the CTS Web site .
Roadcycling.com writers Gerald Churchill, Dave Osborne, Ian Melvin and