The Complete Book of Triathlons

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Prima Pub., 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 325 pages
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Train Hard, Enjoy Yourself, and Excel!
Congratulations! You've reached the starting line for achieving the physical and psychological triumph of your life—training for a triathlon. Whether you're training for your very first triathlon or simply looking to improve your performance, this book has it all.
Inside, 19-time Ironman finisher Sally Edwards coaches you mile by mile through the exhilarating sport of triathlon. You'll learn how to work out at a pace that's perfect for you and discover the wonderful physical and mental rewards of regular training and exercise. Triathlons are for everyone, including you! This book will help you prove it by teaching you how to:
·Overcome the mental and physical barriers
·Train properly and improve steadily in each sport
·Find the equipment suited just for you
·Develop a performance-enhancing nutritional and workout strategy
·And much, much more!

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Contents

The Extraordinary World of Triathlon Or Why We Do This Crazy Thing
1
Why You Dont Have to Be a Pro to Be a Triathlete
7
Why Choose Triathlon?
15
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Sally Edwards, one of America's leading fitness authorities and triathlon experts, is a member of the Triathlon Hall ofFame, a former Ironman Master's world record holder, and the national spokesperson for the Danskin Women's Triathlon, finishing more than 75 Danskin triathlons. As one of triathlon's pioneers, today she is the head heart of Heart Zones, an international health, fitness, and sports training company.

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