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The Triathlete's Training Bible

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Publisher Comments:

Train with Triathlons Most Trusted Guide!

Fully illustrated with an easy-to-use two-color format

Everything you need to know about preparing for a triathlon is in this book. Praised by professional and amateur athletes alike as the most comprehensive reference available, The Triathletes Training Bible includes all of the lastest advances in training methods and technology.

Regardless of your experience, you can find success in triathlon with Joe Friels step-by-step approach to season planning and race preparation. This third edition is fully revised and expanded with the sports latest proven strategies, including:

•    How to maximize form and fitness and effectively manage fatigue

•    Drills and stategies for improved economy in swimming, cycling, and running

•    The best way to adapt your training plan over the course of a season

•    Smarter nutrition to improve your body composition and speed recovery

•    Supplemental strength training to build efficiency and power

Whatever goals you set for yourself, The Triathletes Training Bible will help you reach them. Let Joe Friel guide you to your maximum potential and best performance.

“Joe Friel has an unprecedented understanding of endurance sports. His professional approach and practical understanding of sports physiology have helped many endurance athletes of all abilities to reach their full athletic potential.” — Simon Lessing, five-time world champion

“Joe Friels wealth of knowledge in triathlon is astounding, and he has a wonderful way of sharing that will all athletes, from beginners to elite professionals.” — Siri Lindley, two-time world champion

Synopsis:

This new edition covers all of the specialized training needs of triathletes, including completely updated nutrition, recovery, and weight training information. Appendices include annual training plan worksheets and suggested swim, bike, run, and combined workouts.

Synopsis:

The Triathletes Training Bible empowers triathletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, and preparing to race. With a solid understanding of the science behind the authors proven methodology, triathletes can easily develop a personal training plan and know how to adapt it throughout the season based on their body's response to training. The third edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Triathletes discover how to better gauge intensity with the latest in training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running; adapt annual training plans over a season; build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training; and improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. Featuring case studies and multiple contingency plans to draw on when training doesnt go as expected, this book expertly guides triathletes to the top of their game.

Synopsis:

The Triathlete’s Training Bible provides triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. Using this comprehensive guide, triathletes will develop a personalized, self-coached training plan that will guide them to success in the sport.

Synopsis:

Joe Friel is the best-selling author of The Triathletes Training Bible, The Cyclist's Training Bible, Going Long, Your Best Triathlon, and Your First Triathlon. His TrainingBible Coaching franchise is one of the most successful and respected in endurance sports. Joe has trained endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in triathlon, duathlon, road cycling, and mountain biking. He is an elite-certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coach and holds a masters degree in exercise science. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry. He has also been active in business as the founder of Ultrafit, an association of coaching businesses; TrainingPeaks, a web based software company; and TrainingBible Coaching.

Synopsis:

The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive reference available to triathletes.

Based on Joe Friel’s proven, science-based methodology and his 28 years of coaching experience, The Triathlete’s Training Bible has equipped hundreds of thousands of triathletes for success in the sport. The Triathlete's Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day.

With this new edition, you will develop your own personalized training plan and learn how to:

  • improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running
  • balance intensity and volume
  • gain maximum fitness through smart recovery
  • make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining
  • adapt your training plan based on your progress
  • build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training
  • improve body composition with smarter nutrition

The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport.

About the Author

Joe Friel’s Training Bible Coaching company is one of the most respected and successful in endurance sports. Joe has been training endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in road cycling, mountain biking, triathlon, and duathlon. Joe is an elite certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling coach and holds a master’s degree in exercise science. His articles and interviews appear in dozens of national and international magazines, newspapers, and websites. Joe founded Ultrafit, an association of coaching businesses, Training Peaks, a web-based software company, and Training Bible Coaching. Please visit trainingbible.com for more information.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Wesley Hobson

Preface to the Third Edition

Acknowledgments

Part I The Self-Trained Triathlete

Chapter 1: Smart Training

Systematic Training

Philosophy of Training

Consistent Training

Training Lessons

Chapter 2: Attitude

Mission

Commitment

Mental Toughness

Part II From Lab to Real World

Chapter 3: The Science of Training

Training Stress

Principles of Training

Peaking

Periodization

Chapter 4: Intensity

Fighting the Causes of Fatigue

Understanding Intensity

Measuring Intensity

Training Time by Intensity Zone

Measuring Fitness

Part III Training with a Purpose

Chapter 5: Assessing Fitness

Personal Profile

Medical Evaluation

Lab Testing

Performance Testing

Understanding Test Results

Assessment

Chapter 6: Building Fitness

Limiters

Training Basic Abilities

Training Advanced Abilities

Limiters and Racing

Final Assessment

Part IV Planning

Chapter 7: Planning a Year

The Annual Training Plan

Changing the Annual Training Plan

Chapter 8: Planning a Week

Completing Your Season Design

Weekly Training Routines

Risk Analysis

Timing Workouts

One Workout or Two?

Combined Workouts

Chapter 9: Planning to Race

Sprint-Distance Triathlon

Olympic-Distance Duathlon

Olympic-Distance Triathlon

Half-Ironman-Distance Triathlon

Ironman-Distance Triathlon

Case Studies Summary

Part V Racing and Recovery

Chapter 10: Racing

The Race Plan

Race Week

Race Day

Chapter 11: Recovery

The Secret of Recovery

Recovery-Related Problems

Recovery Timing and Technique

Part VI The Competitive Edge

Chapter 12: Skills

Economy

Swimming Skills

Cycling Skills

Running Skills

Chapter 13: Muscles

Supplemental Functional Exercise

Strength

Phases and Periodization

Determining Load

Other Considerations

Strength Exercises

Complex Training

Stretching

Stretching Exercises

Chapter 14: Unique Needs

Women

Masters

Juniors

Novices

Elite Athletes

Chapter 15: The Training Diary

What to Record

Planning with a Diary

Using a Diary for Analysis

Chapter 16: Fuel

Food as Fuel

Diet and Performance

Body Weight Management

Periodization of Diet

Fueling the Ironman

Antioxidant Supplements

Ergogenic Aids

Epilogue

Appendix A: Annual Training Plan Template

Appendix B: Swim Workouts

Appendix C: Bike Workouts

Appendix D: Run Workouts

Appendix E: Combined Workouts

Appendix F: Race Evaluation Form, Diary Pages

Glossary

References and Recommended Reading

Index

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934030196
Author:
Friel, Joe
Publisher:
VeloPress
Subject:
Triathlon
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Triathlon -- Training.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Triathlon
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
triathlon, ironman, ironman triathlon, half ironman, ironman 70.3, sprint triathlon, mini triathlon, triathlon training, training for triathlon, training plan for triathlon, training program for triathlon, triathlon training schedule, triathlon workouts,
Subject:
triathlon, ironman, ironman triathlon, half ironman, ironman 70.3, sprint triathlon, mini triathlon, triathlon training, training for triathlon, training plan for triathlon, training program for triathlon, triathlon training schedule, triathlon workouts,
Subject:
triathlon, ironman, ironman triathlon, half ironman, ironman 70.3, sprint triathlon, mini triathlon, triathlon training, training for triathlon, training plan for triathlon, training program for triathlon, triathlon training schedule, triathlon workouts,
Subject:
triathlon, ironman, ironman triathlon, half ironman, ironman 70.3, sprint triathlon, mini triathlon, triathlon training, training for triathlon, training plan for triathlon, training program for triathlon, triathlon training schedule, triathlon workouts,
Subject:
triathlon, ironman, ironman triathlon, half ironman, ironman 70.3, sprint triathlon, mini triathlon, triathlon training, training for triathlon, training plan for triathlon, training program for triathlon, triathlon training schedule, triathlon workouts,
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Third Edition, New edition, 3rd ed.
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75, 2-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
386
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.4 x 1.1 in 2.4 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This new edition covers all of the specialized training needs of triathletes, including completely updated nutrition, recovery, and weight training information. Appendices include annual training plan worksheets and suggested swim, bike, run, and combined workouts.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Triathletes Training Bible empowers triathletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, and preparing to race. With a solid understanding of the science behind the authors proven methodology, triathletes can easily develop a personal training plan and know how to adapt it throughout the season based on their body's response to training. The third edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Triathletes discover how to better gauge intensity with the latest in training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running; adapt annual training plans over a season; build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training; and improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. Featuring case studies and multiple contingency plans to draw on when training doesnt go as expected, this book expertly guides triathletes to the top of their game.
"Synopsis" by ,

The Triathlete’s Training Bible provides triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. Using this comprehensive guide, triathletes will develop a personalized, self-coached training plan that will guide them to success in the sport.

"Synopsis" by ,
Joe Friel is the best-selling author of The Triathletes Training Bible, The Cyclist's Training Bible, Going Long, Your Best Triathlon, and Your First Triathlon. His TrainingBible Coaching franchise is one of the most successful and respected in endurance sports. Joe has trained endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in triathlon, duathlon, road cycling, and mountain biking. He is an elite-certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coach and holds a masters degree in exercise science. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry. He has also been active in business as the founder of Ultrafit, an association of coaching businesses; TrainingPeaks, a web based software company; and TrainingBible Coaching.
"Synopsis" by ,

The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive reference available to triathletes.

Based on Joe Friel’s proven, science-based methodology and his 28 years of coaching experience, The Triathlete’s Training Bible has equipped hundreds of thousands of triathletes for success in the sport. The Triathlete's Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day.

With this new edition, you will develop your own personalized training plan and learn how to:

  • improve economy in swimming, cycling, and running
  • balance intensity and volume
  • gain maximum fitness through smart recovery
  • make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining
  • adapt your training plan based on your progress
  • build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training
  • improve body composition with smarter nutrition

The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport.

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