Tri the Journey: A Women's Inspirational Guide to Becoming a Triathlete in 12 Weeks

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NorlightsPress, Nov 11, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 250 pages
In Tri the Journey, authors Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon prove that triathlons are no longer reserved for super-athletes. This sport now attracts thousands of people who never thought they could swim, bike, and run. The best news is: triathlon races vary in distance with some shorter, more doable events available in nearly every state. Written especially for women, this clear, practical guide offers detailed information for each sport, including, a no-nonsense list of equipment, how to begin training, and foolproof tips for overcoming obstacles. Tri the Journey is packed with stories of women who progressed from inactive to athlete within a few weeks. The authors' weekly training program provides support and guidance that will give any woman the skill and motivation to complete a first triathlon-or take her training to the next level. Learning to love your body is a fantastic side effect of this book. Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon prove we're never too old or too sedentary to change our lives. Anyone with an interest in fitness, nutrition for athletics, running, swimming, biking, or training for any athletic endeavor will have a hard time putting this book down.
 

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Contents

Forward
1
Build Your Tri Locker
23
Sharpen Your Skills
37
Play It Safe
55
Boost Your Energy
71
You Can Become an Athlete
85
Build Your Endurance and Speed
111
You Can Reach Your Peak
131
Stay Motivated
147
Feel the Tri
161
Enjoy Your Success
187
Journal Pages
201
OffSeason Training
223
Index
237
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About the author (2010)

Elizabeth (Libby) Hurley is founder and president of Together We Tri (TWT) a Chicago-area triathlon training program. She is a three time Ironman finisher and veteran of more than 50 races.

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