Starting Out Triathlon: Training for Your First Competition

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Meyer & Meyer Sport, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 142 pages
Annotation Here's the best book on the market to get you to the starting line. Roch Frey and Paul Huddle are the two most respected names in multi sport coaching. They cover all the basics in the first book of the Ironman Training Series. Besides running, cycling and swimming, you'll find information on everything from weight training to flexibility to nutrition. Don't sit on the sidelines any longer. With Roch and Paul and your side, anyone and everyone can do a triathlon.

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PAUL HUDDLE finished well over 300 triathlons, including Ironman-distance events. As a partner in, Huddle is involved in instruction at triathlon camps and clinics.

ROCH FREY has run triathlons for over twenty years. After winning the Canadian Long Course National Championships 1993, he turned to full-time coaching and co-creator of

In the 22 years since Bob Babbitt first became an Ironman, he was given back to the sport perhaps more than any other. He completed his first Hawaii Ironman in 1980 and entered the Ironman Hall of Fame in 2001. Over all these years he's given so much to the sport, and keeps on giving, that he has become a symbol of the true spirit of the Ironman. His spirit of adventure, goodwill and sense of fun shine though in the many roles he continues to play in the sport-as editor and co-publishers of the multi sport magazine Competitor, producer and host of a multi sport radio show, emcee of the Ironman World Championship carbo and award parties, and as the founder and force behind Challenged Athletes Foundation. His presence in triathlon, especially the Ironman World Championship, mercifully acts as a counterbalance in a sport that often seems to take itself too seriously

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