The Triathlete's Training Bible empowers triathletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, and preparing to race. With a solid understanding of the science behind the author's proven methodology, triathletes can easily develop a personal training plan and know how to adapt it throughout the season based on their body's response to training. The third edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Triathletes discover how to better gauge intensity with the latest in training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running; adapt annual training plans over a season; build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training; and improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. Featuring case studies and multiple contingency plans to draw on when training doesn't go as expected, this book expertly guides triathletes to the top of their game.
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Must have for any level triathlete!
The depth of information is astounding whilst the examples are there to clarify and back up any scientific mumbo jumbo.
Genuinuely consider this book as it will help immeasurably
"Joe Friel is one of the world's foremost experts on endurance sports." -- Outside magazine"One of the most trusted coaches in triathlon." -- LAVA magazine"Joe Friel's wealth of knowledge in triathlon is astounding and he has a wonderful way of sharing that knowledge with all athletes from beginners to elite professionals." --Siri Lindley, Triathlon World Champion"25 years of active multisport coaching has proven that Joe Friel has an unprecedented understanding of endurance sports. As a multiple triathlon world champion, I would consider Joe as one of the leading figures in triathlon coaching today. Joe's professional approach and practical understanding of sports physiology has helped many endurance athletes of all abilities reach their full athletic potential." --Simon Lessing, 5-time Triathlon World Champion""The Triathlete's Training Bible" is a fantastic guide. You can't go wrong using the advice in this book." -- Scott "The Terminator" Molina, triathlon's winningest pro "Joe Friel has spent most of his life in devotion to the understanding and teaching of sport. Joe has managed to focus on the key components to athletic success while weeding out the noise. This book will play a substantial role in helping you take the next step as a triathlete." -- Justin Daerr, triathlon coach "As a triathlon coach, 2004 Olympian, and former top-ranked triathlete in the world, I've used "The Triathlete's Training Bible" as one of my key references. Joe Friel's training books have made the once "crazy" sport of triathlon accessible to the public while also guiding seasoned athletes to their full potential." -- Barb Lindquist""The Triathlete's Training Bible" combines scientific research with the experience of a top endurance coach to provide the best training resource book available." -- Gale Bernhardt, 2004 Team USA Olympic Triathlon Head Coach""The Triathlete's Training Bible" can help you train for any distance and is most useful to newbies and self-trained athletes who want traditional training advice." -- Library Journal"
Series: VELO PRESS
Number Of Pages: 386
Published: 1st January 2009
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.18
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition