The 12-Week Triathlete: Train for a Triathlon in Just Three Months

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Fair Winds Press, Apr 1, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 248 pages
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Imagine being able to compete in a triathlon in just three short months! You can, with this all-encompassing, easy-to-use training program! The 12-Week Triathlete gives the most exciting, encouraging, and up-to-date exercise information for the fitness enthusiast. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned triathlete, this book offers a complete program that will help you strengthen, tone-up, and both physically and mentally prepare for the big day. It will appeal to both men and women and includes:
  • 12 weekly training programs
  • nutrition information
  • logs
  • sport specific question & answer sidebars (biking, running, and swimming)
  • information on weight-training, endurance training, speed work, and more
  • basic questions about competing: Can you eat during a race? How do you line up your bike so you can jump right on it? What's the best way to quickly shed your swimsuit?

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Review: The 12-Week Triathlete: Train for a Triathlon in Just Three Months

User Review  - Sarah Clifton - Goodreads

A very interesting read! I didn't read this book to participate in triathlons, was just curious what it was about. Learn't some good pointers about stength training, stretching and flexibility program ... Read full review

Review: The 12-Week Triathlete: Train for a Triathlon in Just Three Months

User Review  - Richard Rouhe - Goodreads

a good start and a good reference once for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th triathlons etc... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Tom Holland has competed in numerous triathlons and is a member of PowerBar Team Elite. He is the author of The Truth About How to Get in Shape. He has a degree in Communications and an MS in Exercise Science. He is a certified trainer and presenter. His website is www.teamholland.com.

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