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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Comments about The Triathlete's Training Bible:
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
"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"As an athlete with the unique ability to race multiple Ironman races every season, I have always been trouble for any triathlon coach. To coach myself successfully, I needed a reliable and strong tool. I searched all sources carefully until I found the one--"The Triathlete's Training Bible" by Joe Friel. Whatever my problem, there is always a solution in this book. This book makes my understanding of training, racing, and recovering more complete with every page." -- Petr Vabrousek, professional triathlete"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" is an invaluable tool for every triathlete looking to improve." -- Clas Bjorling, professional triathlete""The Triathlete's Training Bible" is a 'must read' for both athletes and coaches...It captures the essence of multisport training by outlining both the science and the art of the sport in a detailed, yet practical format. It is one of the most valuable resources I have on my bookshelf." --Libby Burrell, USA Triathlon National Program Director"Joe Friel has spent
Series: VELO PRESS
Number Of Pages: 386
Published: 1st January 2009
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.18