Triathlon 101-2nd Edition
Triathlon 101helped thousands of athletes take the guesswork out of multisport training and racing. Now, this best-seller returns, updated with more top-notch information and solidifying its status as the essential guide for multisport success.
In this new edition, you'll learn these techniques and strategies:
-Create your own triathlon program for various distances and events.
-Know how, when, and what to eat and drink when training or competing.
-Prevent overtraining and recover from common injuries.
-Swim and navigate in open water.
-Smoothly and quickly transition from one leg of the race to the next.
-Taper your training for peak performance on race day.
Sample training programs, the latest recommendations on equipment, correct technique, and expert advice from pros and coaches Terry Laughlin, Lauren Jensen, and Troy Jacobson will help you improve your skills and times in every event.
Spare yourself the trial-and-error experiences that can lead to injury or discouraging results. Be a smart triathlete from the start. For developing multisport athletes, the best course available is Triathlon 101.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Narboink - LibraryThing
This is a helpful primer for someone just who is just about to enter their first or second triathlon. After registering for my first Olympic distance event, I bought the book and quickly read it ... Read full review
Review: Triathlon 101User Review - fuzzgig - Goodreads
This woman on the cover is seriously intent on running through whatever obstacle blocks her path, whether it be water, road or molten lava. But seriously, this book is good for everyone, from experienced Ironman triathletes to people who just dabble in a little bit of triathleticism. Read full review
So You Wanna Tri?
Planning to Race
Getting the Right Stuff
Triathlon Training Basics
Swim Training The Key Is Technique
Bike Training Putting in the Mileage
Run Training Putting One Foot in Front of the Other
Training for All Three
Triing Your Best
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