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Triathlon Training For Dummies
Triathlon Training For Dummies by Deirdre Pitney, Donna Dourney 0470383879 9780470383872
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Triathlon Training For Dummies by Deirdre Pitney, Donna Dourney

Powerful, proven methods to speed up your swimming, blast off on your bike, and run with the bestShaping up for a triathlon is serious business. This authoritative guide is packed with insider tips and hands-on advice for pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to tackle a sport that you??ve never done before, stick to your program, and eat better to maximize your energy.Evaluate your current fitness level - cardiovascular, muscle strength and endurance, and flexibilityTake it one sport at a time - maximize fitness and form for swimming, biking, and runningPut it all together - focus your training, add dual workouts, become a quick-change artist, and save time during transitionsLive like an athlete - prepare for training sessions, maintain energy, recover quickly, and avoid injuriesPlan for race day - taper your training, organize your gear, and stay focused and confidentOpen the book and find:Advice on choosing an event to train forWhat to look for when choosing swimming, biking, and running gearTips on staying safe and healthy while training and competingTraining schedules for every triathlon eventStrategies for handling your transitionsTreatments for common injuriesA checklist of items to bring on race dayResources for finding triathlons

Author: Deirdre Pitney, Donna Dourney

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 368

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 2008-12-10

Our Price: $3.85

ISBN: 0470383879

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