Description : Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before and during the race. This authoritative guide helps you evaluate your cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility, and to set manageable realistic training goals. You’ll learn how to establish a workout schedule, choose a target finish time get the right, affordable equipment you’ll need for each leg of the race, and maximize your fitness and form for swimming, biking, and running. You’ll also get plenty of help in putting it all together as you focus your training, add dual workouts, become a quick-change artist, and save time during transitions. Discover how to: Choose an event to train for based on your fitness level Get into your best possible shape Select the right equipment and sportswear Train for an Olympic, Sprint, or Ironman triathlon Fuel your body and prevent injuries Prepare for training sessions Maintain energy and recover quickly Set training schedules for every triathlon event Treat common training and racing injuries Live like an athlete Triathlon Training For Dummies comes complete with resources for finding triathlons near you, lists of items to bring along on race day, and tips on registration formalities and racing etiquette.
Description : The author, a four-time triathlon champion, discusses training routines, motivation, nutrition, race strategy, and proper swimming, cycling, and running form.
Description : Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned triathlete, training for a Sprint, Olympic, Half-Ironman, or Ironman event, this book offers a complete, step-by-step program that will help you strengthen, tone-up, and both physically and mentally prepare for the
Description : Raise your game and swim faster, run faster and cycle faster with The Triathlon Book, the one-stop reference for every triathlete. Find all the essentials you need to improve your performance: clear, customisable training plans for all triathlon distances from pool-based races to Ironman level. Step-by-step exercises help to build your strength and stamina, plus expert advice on race day strategy detailing everything from motivation and reducing transition times, to nutrition, kit and equipment. Tailor your training to your own individual needs with self-assessment questionnaires and customisable training plans so you can reach your goals. The Triathlon Book can also help when things go wrong, offering trustworthy advice on treating common triathlon injuries and maintaining a healthy body. Whether you're a novice or an Ironman, let The Triathlon Book show you how to train safely and effectively to reach your full potential as a triathlete.
Description : The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes. Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon. Joe has completely rewritten this new 4th Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever. The Triathlete’s Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. With this new edition, Joe will guide you to develop your own personalized triathlon training program and: · become a better swimmer, cyclist, and runner · train with the right intensity and volume · gain maximum fitness from every workout · make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining · adapt your training plan based on your progress and conflicts · build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training · improve body composition with smarter nutrition The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport. What’s New in the Fourth Edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible? Coach Joe Friel started writing the fourth edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible with a blank page: the entire book is new. The science and sport of triathlon have changed much since the previous edition released. This new edition adds emphasis to personalizing training plans, incorporates new power meter techniques for cycling and running, improves on the skill development techniques, updates the strength training approach, speeds recovery for busy athletes, and cuts through the noisy volume of training data to focus athletes on the numbers that mean the most to better performance. See Joe Friel’s blog or VeloPress for an expanded summary of improvements to this fourth edition.
Description : Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon is an accessible, practical introduction to strength and conditioning for endurance sports, dispelling many of the myths which have led to misunderstanding and misuse of the techniques in the past. With specific chapters on injury prevention, the swim, the cycle and the run, this ideal triathlon companion gives detailed and practical examples of how each aspect of your programme can be enhanced. Each chapter includes information on how strength and conditioning will impact on you, the scientific evidence (in practical language) to support the claims, how much you can expect to gain and practical examples of how to implement the training. An indispensable practical guide, it looks at how to plan your strength and conditioning training throughout the calendar and how to incorporate this work into your regular triathlon training. It also provides a comprehensive resource of conditioning exercises, strength exercises and running drills, all of which are fully illustrated so you can guarantee great technique. This is the essential companion to anyone wishing to improve their triathlon results.
Description : Discusses the basics of triathlon, the sport combining long-distance swimming, bicycling, and running, and explains how to prepare for triathlon competitions
Description : From Triathlete magazine - the most popular and extensivesource for triathlon information - comes this guidebook of weeklytraining plans for triathletes of all skill levels.
Description : Your Best Triathlon is a master plan that will guide experienced triathletes through every week of their season. For each phase of training, Joe lays out the path to success, outlining clear objectives and the guidelines to meet them. Joe Friel’s highly refined training plans for sprint, Olympic, half-Ironman®, and Ironman® race distances will help serious triathletes deliver a breakout performance, even those with countless races under their belt. Joe offers a tool kit of proven workouts that will isolate and develop specific abilities. Within each workout and plan, he offers easy modifications to better manage personal limiters and improve performance. Hundreds of thousands of triathletes have relied on Joe Friel and his groundbreaking best seller, The Triathlete’s Training Bible, to develop their own self-coached training programs. Now Joe Friel, the most experienced coach in triathlon, reveals his formula for advanced training and coaches triathletes to their best race ever.
Description : Designed by nationally renowned author, exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist, and triathlon coach, Ben Greenfield, this comprehensive daily nutrition plan for Ironman triathletes goes far beyond simple "meal suggestions." Instead, you'll receive an exact weekly plan for base training, building to a race, carb loading, race day fueling, and even off-season and recovery weeks. With the life of a busy Ironman triathlete in mind, the meal plan includes minimal meal preparation times and food choices that are easily accessible at commercial grocery stores. In addition, nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids for each period of the training year are included, complete with dosage suggestions. Most importantly, this plan is designed with your health in mind. You now have the ultimate solution to consuming thousands of calories without destroying your body. Secrets revealed inside this book include: - The Three Crucial Concepts that are vital to understanding why you may be destroying your body with traditional Ironman fueling. - Over 100 pages of step-by-step instructions for shopping, preparing and designing your meals. - A plan for Base Training, Build Training, Rest Days, Rest Weeks, Race Tapering, Race Week and Race Day. - And much, much more...