Triathlons are exploding in popularity. People who have never entered a race are attracted to the triathlon's mix of running, swimming and biking.Whether readers are considering their first race or looking for ways to take their training up a notch, this guide is all they need.Triathletes-in-training will learn how to: find the right shoes, bike and swimwear; train for sprint and Olympic-distant triathlons; improve running form, cycling efficiency, and freestyle stroke; and train alone or in a group.
Complete with information on nutrition and motivation, The Everything Triathlon Training Book also provides training logs so readers can keep track of their progress every step of the way. The authors take athletes from start to the finish line - and beyond. With their expert help, readers will find the strength and stamina they need to compete in these accessible, yet challenging, races.
About the Authors
Lucia Colbert (Cordova, TN) has completed more than 100 triathlons since 1990. She has raced at all distances from sprint to Ironman distance.
Brent Manley (Memphis, TN) is a veteran of about a dozen triathlon relay races and an avid marathon runner. He has competed in multisports events for nearly a decade.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 20th April 2009
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 20.3 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.567