Ironman Made Easy: A Maximum of Achievement in a Minimum of Time

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, Sep 28, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 171 pages
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With limits being constantly tested and pushed higher, people consider the triathlon to be the ultimate challenge of the 21st century. This title seeks to serve as a training manual for athletes of all abilities to reach the goal of triathlon competition. It includes a scheme of training sessions; time-management techniques; and more.
 

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Contents

Introduction
103
Various types of training 17
109
Fartlek 25
117
High intensity interval training 35
119
The week cycle 32
124
Lactic acid concentration in blood 42
134
Determining the intensity of swimming training 55
147
Training priorities 74
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Determiningthe intensity of run trainingsessions 87
179
24 Week Sample Planner for
189
Guidelines for the setup of this training planning 98 24Week Plan 99 Chapter 9 Improving Your Performance
219
Overtraining and Tips to Prevent Overtraining 143
235
How can you prevent overtraining? 156
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Photo Illustration Credits 173
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Paul Van Den Bosch, a professional cycling and triathlon coach, numbers five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx's cycling team among his successes, along with wheelchair Ironman Marc Herremans, with whom he founded the "To Walk Again" foundation for research on spinal damage.

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