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Time-Crunched Triathlete : Race-Winning Fitness in 8 Hours a Week - Chris Carmichael

Time-Crunched Triathlete

Race-Winning Fitness in 8 Hours a Week

Paperback Published: 8th November 2010
ISBN: 9781934030615
Number Of Pages: 256

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The Time-Crunched Triathlete reveals a fast-pacing training program that will bring you competitive fitness and speed in a fraction of the time of traditional triathlon training methods. In as few as 8 hours per week, you can develop the speed and endurance you need to race for the podium in sprint to 70.3 triathlon race distances.

Drawing from methods developed at CTS for their busy triathlon coaching clients, The Time-Crunched Triathlete brings high-intensity interval training (HIIT), smart and proven field tests for monitoring progress, an integrated nutrition program, and strategic coaching guides to help you race to your strengths. This innovative training program will deliver fitness in three sports while fitting into your busy weekly schedule.

The Time-Crunched Triathlete includes CTS workouts for swimming, cycling, running, and bricks; intermediate and advanced training plans for sprint (6 weeks) and Olympic (8 weeks) race distances; an 8-week 70.3 training plan, transition training programs to extend your fitness throughout your season; and a time-crunched strength training program.

Most triathletes would enjoy training more if they could, but when more training time isn't an option, The Time-Crunched Triathlete brings effective tools to make sure you can keep racing using the time you have.

"You will want to plan your 2011 schedule with The Time-Crunched Triathlete at your side." -- Active.com

"With this science-backed program to reduce time but not results, The Time-Crunched Triathlete might be the answer to your busy calendar." -- Triathlon Magazine Canada

"Written for the huge majority of triathletes who have limited training time...A novice triathlete should have no difficult understanding the book's concepts, yet a veteran triathlete will still gain valuable, time-saving tips and strategies." -- Liberty Sports magazine

Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xiii
A Fresh Outlook for Triathlonp. 1
The Science of the Time-Crunched Triathlete Programp. 21
Control and Insight: Monitoring Your Trainingp. 65
Integrated Nutrition for Superior Performancep. 113
Workouts and Training Programsp. 149
Racing to Your Strengthsp. 221
Stepping Up to 70.3p. 241
Strength Training on Limited Timep. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 287
Pace Ranges for CTS Running Workoutsp. 289
Pace Ranges for CTS Swimming Workoutsp. 293
Referencesp. 299
Indexp. 305
About the Authorsp. 313
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ISBN: 9781934030615
ISBN-10: 1934030619
Series: The Time-Crunched Athlete
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 8th November 2010
Publisher: VeloPress
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.52