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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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Triathlon for Women: Triathlon: A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach for Female Athletes (Ironman Edition)

Triathlon for Women: Triathlon: A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach for Female Athletes This volume aims to guide, educate, and inspire women to get the most out of their sporting endeavours – whether just starting out, a seasoned competitor, or at the very top of the game.

“Triathlon for Women” looks at all aspects of fitness and skill development, how to make the right nutritional choices for your body, and the physical and mental preparations needed for racing.

This volume goes beyond the regular science and theories behind triathlon training, and gives a more complete mind-body-spirit approach that will enhance enjoyment for all women triathletes.

A Life Without Limits: A World Champion’s Journey

A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's JourneyIn 2007, Chrissie Wellington shocked the triathlon world by winning the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the sport and a complete unknown to the press, Chrissie’s win shook up the sport.

A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS is the story of her rise to the top, a journey that has taken her around the world, from a childhood in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of New Zealand, and the trails of Argentina, and first across the finish line.

Wellington’s first-hand, inspiring story includes all the incredible challenges she has faced–from anorexia to near–drowning to training with a controversial coach. But to Wellington, the drama of the sports also presents an opportunity to use sports to improve people’s lives.

A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS reveals the heart behind Wellington’s success, along with the diet, training and motivational techniques that keep her going through one of the world’s most grueling events.