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The Time-Crunched Triathlete: Race-Winning Fitness in 8 Hours a Week (The Time-Crunched Athlete)

The Time-Crunched Triathlete: Race-Winning Fitness in 8 Hours a Week (The Time-Crunched Athlete)The Time-Crunched Triathlete presents a fast-paced triathlon training program that delivers competitive speed without the time demands of conventional approaches. In as few as 8 hours a week, triathletes can develop the speed and endurance they need to be competitive in triathlon, from sprint to half-iron distance races.

Drawing upon principles refined while coaching busy endurance athletes, Chris Carmichael shows triathletes how to build fitness in three sports on a realistic schedule that fits into their busy professional and personal lives.

Complete with training plans, case studies, nutritional guidelines, and success stories, The Time-Crunched Triathlete is the book active working professionals and parents have been waiting for.

The Woman Triathlete

The Woman TriathletePolish your technique and fine-tune your training. The Woman Triathlete is the sport’s premier resource, customized to meet your specific needs.

Current Her Sports and former Triathlete editor in chief Christina Gandolfo assembled an all-star cast of female triathletes and coaches. Barb Lindquist teaches swim technique. Bettina Younge explains how to maximize efficiency on the bike. Heather Fuhr offers insights for striding ahead of the competition on the run. Gale Bernhardt, Siri Lindley, and Lori Bowden present a complete blueprint for excelling in sprint, Olympic, and long-distance races.
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The Perfect Distance: Training for Long-Course Triathlon (Ultrafit Multisport Training Series)

Author Tom Rodgers has developed real-time software and training systems to measure the performance of astronauts aboard NASA’s International Space Station.

The Perfect Distance: Training for Long-Course Triathlon (Ultrafit Multisport Training Series)The Perfect Distance puts that expertise to use in a step-by-step program of preparation and training for triathletes. Packed with technique and drills and built on the proven Ultrafit platform, this is the first book to equip triathletes for the long course. Half-Ironman races are the fastest-growing distance in triathlon and a pivotal stepping stone toward the sport’s ultimate challenge — the Ironman.

The book outlines every facet of effective preparation for a long-course event. There are sport-specific chapters as well as instruction on selecting equipment, making smart nutrition decisions, strength training, and overcoming injuries — accompanied by clear charts and tables throughout.

Extensive appendixes featuring workouts for swim, bike, run, key training sessions, and indoor training make The Perfect Distance an authoritative, one-stop resource for novices and more seasoned trainers.

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