The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Triathlon

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Price World Publishing, Mar 1, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 177 pages
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"The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Triathlon" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date triathlon-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round triathlon-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other triathlon book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book was designed specifically for triathletes to increase strength, speed, endurance, and stamina. This guide will have you shaving time off of all three events by using the most advanced and efficient exercises available. It will have you recording new personal records and reaching all of your goals. By following the yearround programs in the book, you will be able to finish meets with the same energy you exerted when you began. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!
 

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good for beginners

User Review  - flightyfoot - Overstock.com

Ok for beginners I am a runner and fitness trainer and did not get to much info that I did not already know. It gives some guidlines for those starting out so this would be helpful and thie price is right Read full review

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simple and easy to follow with sound advice for beginners and advanced triathletes Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
OffSeason Training
2
InSeason Training
8
Nutrition for UltraEndurance Athletes
15
How Much Is Protein?
20
A Must For Athletes
22
Getting Started
25
Warming up
27
BicepForearms Exercises
75
Leg Exercises
81
THE NECESSITIES
89
Perfecting Your Technique
91
Estimating Your OneRep Max
92
The Different Folks Different Strokes Principle
99
Overtraining and Staleness
100
The Declaration of Variation
102

Cooling Down
28
Abs
29
Stretching
37
Proper Form
43
Proper Breathing
44
RECOMMENDED EXERCISES
45
Substituting Similar Exercises
47
Chest Exercises
48
Back Lats Exercises
54
Shoulders Exercises
60
Triceps Exercises
70
Muscle Fibers
104
Training Techniques
106
When to Increase
109
Choosing the Right Program
110
Record Keeping
118
Test Yourself
121
SUPPLEMENTAL 4WEEK PROGRAMS
123
EnduranceFat Burning Training
125
PowerGeneral Fitness Training
137
Strength Training
149
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About the author (2005)

Rob Price is a first class certified personal trainer and a former fitness consultant at the University of Wisconsin. He is a national weight lifting champion and state bench press record holder who has been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the world, including the USA Today, for his sports-training expertise.  Rob is a contributing author to Golf Fitness Magazine, Swimmer's World Magazine, US Bowler Magazine, and OnFitness magazine and is the founder and head trainer of SportsWorkout.com's e-Training service.  In addition to being an internationally recognized fitness expert, Rob also holds a Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University where he was honored as one of ten Moritz Scholars.

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