Triathlon for Youth: Training: A Healthy Introduction to Competition

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, Sep 28, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 127 pages
Annotation This is a unique guide to help young athletes train for, and begin a career in competitive triathlon events. It combines three of the most popular sports in the world - swimming, cycling and running. The Triathlon is an amazing sporting endeavour that involves three of the world's most popular sports - swimming, cycling and running. "Triathlon for Youth" is a unique volume that will help young athletes train for, and begin a competitive career in triathlon. This volume aims to provide young athletes and their parents with a healthy training plan that will enhance not only their sporting ability, but many other aspects of their lives - including self-esteem, concentration, and general wellbeing.
 

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Contents

Preface
How Much? 22
Types of Training 28
Rest 34
Setting up a Training Program 37
Swimming 40
Chapter7 Biking 52
Running 65
Transition Workouts 84
Chapter10 Strength Training 89
Flexibility 100
Nutrition 103
Race Preparation 108
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