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Strength Training for Triathletes

Strength Training for TriathletesMost traditional weight lifting programs are too general to benefit triathletes.

This illustrated guide offers 60 exercises that build strength for swimming, biking, and running by replicating the muscle usage patterns specific to triathlon events. The exercises are organized by sport and muscle group, allowing triathletes to quickly find the best exercise for their unique training needs.

Included are sample seasonal plans for each race distance, along with instructions on adapting training plans to individual needs that make it easy to develop a personal strength training program.

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 Training in Four Hours a Week

The Transforming Power of Triathlon

Training for a triathlon will get you in the best shape of your life, not to mention give you a new and exciting fitness pursuit. More than that, it will change your life in ways you never imagined.

Triathlon Training in Four Hours a WeekIn 1994, when Eric Harr decided to train for his first triathlon in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the extent of his exercise was walking to the local mango stand for lunch. That one simple step set in motin dozens of other positive steps. Eric began eating better, had more energy, and grew more sensitized to the joys of everyday life.

You hold in your hands the key to unlocking a healthy, passion-filled life. All the motivation and practical advice you need to train for and finish a triathlon is within these pages.

Four separate training programs to accommodate every fitness level

A complete list of all the gear you need, with money-saving tips on how to get it for less

A 40-minute stretch-and-strenghten workout you can do at home–plus an abbreviated 10-minute workout for those days when you’re pressed for time

A complete menu plan with delicious, healthy meal choices to fuel your active body

Strategies to stay motivated and injury-proof your body

Discounts on triathlon gear, race entry fees, travel expenses and lodging

A minute-by-minute guide to your race day.

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