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Heart Rate Training

If you’re serious about your sport, you’re serious about conditioning. Now, with one small device, you can apply the latest technology, science, and research to take the guesswork out of training, monitor progress, and see results. Heart Rate Training will show you how!

Heart Rate TrainingFrom functions, features, and operational advice for your device to interpreting and applying the results, Heart Rate Training is a step-by-step guide to optimizing performance. You’ll learn how, when, and why monitors can, and should, be incorporated into your workouts, training, and conditioning program to produce maximum results.

In Heart Rate Training, authors Roy Benson and Declan Connolly show you how to determine deficiencies in training and performance, create targeted programs to increase endurance, raise lactate threshold, increase speed and power, and monitor your recovery between workouts. And the sample programs allow you to manipulate the training components to design a long-term training plan across eight endurance sports: walking, running, cycling, swimming, triathlon, rowing, cross-country skiing, and team sports.

When you’re ready to take training and performance to the next level, turn to Heart Rate Training and achieve your personal best.

Triathlon Workout Planner

Train smarter and get better results no matter how busy your lifestyle.

Triathlon Workout Planner is like having your own personal support team to prioritize training, fit workouts into your schedule, and plan for long-term racing success.

Triathlon Workout PlannerBy choosing the right workout at the right time, you can actually improve efficiency, technique, and overall fitness level in less time with these invaluable tools:

-Three or four key workouts that serve as the core of your weekly training schedule

-The 80/20 rule, which focuses on the 20% of training that gets 80% of the results

-Workout choices based on available time and target heart rate for customized training

-Eight weeks of log pages to gauge progress and make weekly adjustments, helping you stay on track and stay injury free

-Racing plans for every distance—from sprint to Ironman

Take control of your training and your schedule with Triathlon Workout Planner. Train more efficiently and effectively for better performance on and off the race course!

Triathlon 101 – Outdoor Adventures

Triathlon 101 helped thousands of athletes take the guesswork out of multisport training and racing. Now, this best-seller returns, updated with more top-notch information and solidifying its status as the essential guide for multisport success.

Triathlon 101 - 2nd Edition (Outdoor Adventures)In this new edition, you’ll learn these techniques and strategies:

-Choose the best equipment for your goals, terrain, and budget.

-Create your own triathlon program for various distances and events.

-Know how, when, and what to eat and drink when training or competing.

-Prevent overtraining and recover from common injuries.

-Swim and navigate in open water.

-Smoothly and quickly transition from one leg of the race to the next.

-Taper your training for peak performance on race day.

Sample training programs, the latest recommendations on equipment, correct technique, and expert advice from pros and coaches Terry Laughlin, Lauren Jensen, and Troy Jacobson will help you improve your skills and times in every event.
Spare yourself the trial-and-error experiences that can lead to injury or discouraging results. Be a smart triathlete from the start. For developing multisport athletes, the best course available is Triathlon 101.