Triathlon for Girls Like Us: So the Everyday Woman Can Give It a Tri

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Gloria Safar, Mar 6, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 104 pages
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What you need to know for having a great time in your triathlon. - Expert opinions - Training plans - How to avoid injuries - Nutrition And much more
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
Introduction
2
Getting Started
11
Swim
17
Bike
25
Run
33
Nutrition
39
Training
45
Race Day
71
Injuries
79
What if ?
87
Epilogue
90
Training Log Checklist and Glossary
93
References
97
Index
102
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About the author (2010)

A very active woman since childhood, Gloria Safar's fondest memories are of horsebackriding at her dad's farm at five and tennis classes throughout elementary and high school. Fast forward a few years, and Gloria has discovered her passion for fitness and sports. A motivational coach, she has helped women of every trait achieve their goals, from keeping strength and flexibility into their eighties, to qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Gloria Safar is an active triathlete, with many sprint, Olympic, half and full Ironman triathlons under her bra. She holds a M. A. in Excercise Science from Montclair State University and a B. A. in Physical Education from Kean University. Gloria is also a USA Triathlon Certified Level I Coach, a Personal Trainer; Fitness Instructor; and Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant, certified by the American Council in Excercise

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