Chris Carmichael on Endurance Training

Who is Chris Carmichael and why should you care? He has been the coach of Lance Armstrong through each of his Tour wins. He is now answering questions on fitness through Outside magazine’s on line edition. At the link below Chris answer’s the question: I’m an endurance athlete. How often should I lift weights?

He also has a new book out that looks pretty good: Chris Carmichael’s Food for Fitness by Chris Carmichael, Jim Rutberg, and Kathy Zawadzki.

It’s available through Amazon ( for $17.13

Have any of you read this book? If so, would you recommend it?