Triathlon Training For Dummies by Deirdre Pitney
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Triathlon Training For Dummies
By Deirdre Pitney

Triathlon Training For Dummies

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Triathlon Training For Dummies by Deirdre Pitney

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Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before and during the race. This authoritative guide helps you evaluate your cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility, and to set manageable realistic training goals. You'll learn how to establish a workout schedule, choose a target finish time get the right, affordable equipment you'll need for each leg of the race, and maximize your fitness and form for swimming, biking, and running. You'll also get plenty of help in putting it all together as you focus your training, add dual workouts, become a quick-change artist, and save time during transitions. Discover how to:* Choose an event to train for based on your fitness level* Get into your best possible shape* Select the right equipment and sportswear* Train for an Olympic, Sprint, or Ironman triathlon* Fuel your body and prevent injuries* Prepare for training sessions* Maintain energy and recover quickly* Set training schedules for every triathlon event* Treat common training and racing injuries* Live like an athlete Triathlon Training For Dummies comes complete with resources for finding triathlons near you, lists of items to bring along on race day, and tips on registration formalities and racing etiquette.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470383872
ISBN-10: 0470383879
Format: Paperback
(332mm x 186mm x 20mm)
Pages: 364
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Deirdre Pitney

Deirdre Pitney is a freelance writer who writes articles on women's issues, fitness, and wellness, and is actively training for a triathlon. Donna Dourney has completed a Half-Iron and full Ironman Triathlon and has served as a personal trainer for clients, tri clubs, and first-time athletes.

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