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Starting Triathlon - Mark Barfield

Starting Triathlon


Published: 23rd August 2006
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It is a truism that the sport of triathlon is both very challenging and incredibly rewarding. Starting Triathlon is aimed at those who are considering becoming triathletes and those who have recently taken up the sport. It will help novice triathletes learn how to train and prepare for race day.

About the Author

Mark Barfield is a seasoned competitor in swimming and cycling competitions and also in the triathlon. An experienced sports' coach qualified in each of the three individual disciplines in triathlon, he also holds the highest available UK coaching award. Mark is a qualified personal trainer and holds a degree in sports and exercise science. He works for British Triathlon as Director of Development and has coached athletes of all ages and abilities.

Forewordp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Planningp. 14
Swimmingp. 31
Cyclingp. 60
Runningp. 79
Transitionp. 89
Conditioningp. 100
Lifestylep. 113
Race Preparationp. 125
What Next?p. 132
Glossaryp. 135
Useful Addresses and Websitesp. 138
Indexp. 139
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ISBN: 9781861268754
ISBN-10: 1861268750
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 23rd August 2006
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.5  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.375