Triathlete Magazine's Complete Triathlon Book: The Training, Diet, Health, Equipment, and Safety Tips You Need to Do Your Best

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Grand Central Publishing, Mar 1, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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Training, diet, health, equipment, & safety tips - this book has the information needed to participate safely & competitively in triathlete sports.
 

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For those ambitious enough to voluntarily agree to swim, bike and run their way through a triathlon, Triathlete contributor Fitzgerald proposes this impressive, wide-ranging guide. Triathlon training ... Read full review

Contents

Recommendations for Beginners
Running Form
Becoming a Runner
Run Workouts
Periodization of Run Training
CHAPTER 6
When and How Much to Plan
Schedules and Journals

Train in Cycles
Rest and Recover Sufficiently
Customize and Evolve Your Training
CHAPTER 2
Guidelines for Triathlon Shopping
Gearing Up for Triathlon
Useful Swim Stuff
Essential Bike Stuff
Useful Bike Stuff
Essential Run Stuff
Useful Run Stuff
CHAPTER 3
The Nature of Swim Training
Group Versus Solo Swimming
Freestyle Technique
Improving Technique
Other Skills
Swim Workouts
Periodization of Swim Training
CHAPTER 4
The Nature of Bike Training
Fit and Riding Position
Pedaling and Cadence
Other Bike Skills
Cycling Workouts
Periodization of Bike Training
CHAPTER 5
The Nature of Run Training
Creating a Training Schedule
Making Adjustments
What to Do Between Training Cycles
CHAPTER 7
When to Race
The Race Itself
One Final Point
CHAPTER 8
Preventing Injuries
Dealing with Injuries
5 Correct the Problem
Preventing and Dealing with Illness and General Fatigue
Overtraining Syndrome
CHAPTER 9
Mental Skills
Mental Training Techniques
Mental Workouts
Mental Challenges
CHAPTER 10
Everyday Nutrition
Individual Needs
Nutrition Before Exercise
Nutrition During Exercise
Nutrition for Recovery
Eating for Endurance
Glossary
Triathlon Resources
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