Triathlon - Lifelong Success: Training for Masters

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 202 pages
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Forever fit through Triathlon and Movement is Life -Life is Movement. These mottos are of particular importance for the group of people who count as masters in international sport circles i.e. those who have already turned forty and therefore have a different sports profile to the 20-year olds. The Master Handbook accompanies all triathletes -beginners and advanced alike -in their bid to success in sport. Detailed instructions and realistic training plans both for triathletes who still go out to work and for those who have retired are the central theme of this work. All triathletes who wish to be successful are provided with the necessary advice for swimming, cycling and running training as well for triathlon competitions. Further tips and advice complete this book, for example, fitness for masters, pulse measurement, achieving one's goal despite performance limits, regeneration, equipment, nutrition, stretching not to mention numerous anecdotes from training and competition.#
 

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Contents

Foreword by Scott Tinley
How Fit Am I? 1
Triathlon for Newcomers 7
Target Setting at Master Age 53
Training for Masters 61
Swimming Training 83
Cycling Training 99
Running Training 115
The Changeovers in Triathlon 131
Training Principles for Masters 143
Training for the Short Distance 149
Important Aspects Regarding Nutrition 181 Eating and the Triathlon 182
Basic Principles Middle
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Henry Ash is a triathlete who has actively contributed to the development of the non-stop ultra endurance triathlon over the past 25 years. During this time, he has written 19 sports books that have been published worldwide. He is a coach, training companion and motivator for a great many triathletes. He has completed more than 250 triathlons around the world.

Barbara Warren has a doctorate in psychology and an emeritus status at the Community Colleges. She has held appointments as a visiting professor at the University of Tampico-Mexico, and at the University of Mtamoros-Mexico, at UCSD and SDSU. She is an expert High Performance, has been featured in numerous profiles, including Sports Illustrated and Elle. The methods used in all of her seminars have been tested in the most extreme distance sports competitions in the world, and passed with flying colors.

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