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Functional Strength For Triathletes (Ironman)

Functional Strength For Triathletes (Ironman)This simple, authoritative guide shows triathletes of all levels how to effectively strength train at home with functional moves that challenge the body in multiple planes of motion to enhance stability and ignite the neuromuscular system for better performance.

Detailed instructions show you how to incorporate the Functional Strength Training Model into your existing training plan.

The book features a ready-made, customizable program with lots of pictures so you can start getting stronger before your next race.

30 Years of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship (Ironman Edition)

In the winter of 1978, 15 men gathered on a small beach in Hawaii to race extreme distances in swimming, cycling, and running – a race that changed the face of endurance sports forever.

30 Years of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship (Ironman Edition)Since then, Ironman Hawaii has become one of the world’s greatest sporting events.

“30 Years of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship” perfectly captures the essence of the event through spectacular photography and superb illustrations.

Discover the soul of the race, the emotions of the athletes, spectators, and volunteers.This will become an essential companion for anyone who has competed in the Ironman, or one day dreams of crossing the finish line.This book is a visually stunning celebration of 30 years of the ultimate endurance race – the Ironman Triathlon World Championship.

Becoming an Ironman: First Encounters with the Ultimate Endurance Event

A collection of personal stories about the experience of competing in one’s first Ironman triathlon.

Becoming an Ironman: First Encounters with the Ultimate Endurance Event (Ironman Edition)This is the ultimate test of endurance: a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run, all raced end-to-end in one grueling day—and these stories tell it straight: what to expect, how to prepare, what was rewarding, what was miserable. These stories come from men and women of all ages and abilities.

Some are stories from the champions, and some from those who did not finish. Together they testify to all the joy and agony of the race; and they provide priceless personal advice on nutrition, equipment, clothing, mental preparation, emotional fatigue, terrain, and weather.

An unforgettable ode to an extraordinary endurance sport—a book for anyone who wants to become an ironman.