The Complete Triathlon Book
By (author) Sally Edwards
Complete Triathlon Book by Sally Edwards
Book DescriptionMore people than ever are training for and participating in triathlons. People of all ages, fitness levels, and both genders recognise the psychological thrill of conquering these ultimate tests of endurance as well as the physical benefits of daily preparation and conditioning. But there is a lot to know and learn about a triathlon before heading to the starting line. Would-be triathletes need expert advice to train, enjoy and safely experience this challenge. In THE COMPLETE BOOK OF TRIATHLON, author and 16 time Ironman Triathlon finisher Sally Edwards details mile-by-mile the sport of triathlon. Readers will find everything they need to successfully train for and conquer triathlons including how to: - Assess their fitness level and develop a proper training programme for each sport - swimming, biking and running - Acquire and use the essential equipment - Develop and follow a performance enhancing diet - Overcome mental, physical and training barriers to achieve success With their inclusion as an Olympic medal sport in 2000, and the resulting mass exposure, triathlons are an intriguing option for many. This book goes the distance in providing accurate information and training tips to safely enjoy the challenge of triathlons.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761535270
(215mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Prima Publishing,U.S.
Publisher: Prima Publishing,U.S.
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sally Edwards
Be a Better Runner, Paperback (March 2011)
Written by marathoner and Triathlon Hall of Fame inductee, Sally Edwards, The Big Book of Running addresses every possible concern from posture and form to nutrition, footwear and race strategy.
Triathlons for Women, Paperback (March 2010)
For over 20 years, Sally Edwards has cheered, prodded, and even pushed hundreds of thousands of women across the finish line of their first triathlon. That's because Sally believes triathlon changes women into healthier, happier people. She has inspired women to take up a new challenge and find a renewed passion for a healthy, active lifestyle.
Heart Zones Cycling, Paperback (May 2006)
An instructional book for a cyclist's training philosophy based on the heart rate monitor. Offering an entry-level book for riders of all body types and ability levels, it aims to help build a personal and practical plan for cyclists to realize their fitness goals and increase their enjoyment of the sport.
Heart Rate Monitor Book for Cyclists, Paperback (June 2002)» View all books by Sally Edwards
Two fitness experts team up to show cyclists how to optimize training by incorporating heart rate monitoring into their workouts. Provided are 25 workouts at three training levels; a heart rate chart showing the five zones athletes should target; information on indoor bikes and trainers; and a sample log book.
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Author Biography - Sally Edwards
Sally Edwards, one of America's leading fitness authorities and triathlon experts, is a member of the Triathlon Hall ofFame, a former Ironman Master's world record holder, and the national spokesperson for the Danskin Women's Triathlon, finishing more than 75 Danskin triathlons. As one of triathlon's pioneers, today she is the head heart of Heart Zones, an international health, fitness, and sports training company.
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