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Workouts in a Binder for Swimmers, Triathletes, and Coachesby Nick Hansen
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You wont find a more useful or durable swimming book. These waterproof pages are made to be used and abused on the pool deck, and the oversized flap will hold the workouts upright for easier viewing.
Thousands of swimmers and triathletes have used the original Workouts in a Binder® to strengthen their strokes and improve their times. Now Nick and Eric Hansen deliver 100 new workouts that incorporate a full range of strokes, drills, and skill building to help you develop more power, endurance, and speed. Athletes can choose between a standard “A workout” and a modified “B workout,” for those with less time or stamina.
Regardless of experience or ability, youll enjoy the variety packed into these pages and the six unique training plans that help you put it all together.
Nick Hansen holds a graduate degree in exercise physiology. He is a former U.S. National Team swimming coach, University of Wisconsin head coach, University of Arizona assistant coach, and the Loveland Masters team coach. Nick also served as an exercise physiologist at the University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Clinic.
Eric Hansen has national and international experience as a member of the U.S. National Team as an athlete and coach. Currently he is the head mens and womens swimming coach at the University of Wisconsin. In 2004 he coached an athlete who won a gold medal and set a World Record at the Olympic Games. He was also the head coach for the 2003 Pan American Games and the 2002 Short Course World Champion ship. Eric holds a masters degree in exercise physiology from the University of Arizona and a bachelors degree from Iowa State University.
Swim Workouts for Triathletes, 2nd Ed. will help you develop real swimming speed. This waterproof book of 75 swim workouts provides the structure, variety, and drills triathletes need to become more efficient and faster swimmers. Each workout is designed around a specific goal—endurance, speed, form, muscular endurance, or anaerobic endurance—making it easy to prepare for events of different distances and improve all-around swimming skill.
This waterproof book of 100 swimming workouts offers swimmers and triathletes a wide variety of structured workouts to improve swimming fitness, technique, and speed. Using all four competitive swim strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly), swimmers and triathletes will strengthen more of their swimming muscles than by swimming freestyle alone.
Nationally recognized swimming coaches Nick and Eric Hansen offer 6 effective training plans to improve fitness and speed. Triathletes, masters, and collegiate swimmers will swim long-distance, middle-distance, sprint, IM, and stroke workouts to improve all swimming abilities.
Choose between a standard “A workout” and a modified “B workout,” for those with less time or stamina. Spiral bound and printed on durable, waterproof cards, these swim workouts are specially designed to be used and abused at the pool.
It’s no secret: Most triathletes are weak swimmers. Improving your swim will make you a faster, more confident triathlete.
Swim Workouts for Triathletes features 80 swim workouts with the structure, variety, and drills you need to become a more efficient swimmer. Each workout is designed around a specific goal—endurance, speed, form, muscular endurance, or anaerobic endurance—making it easy to prepare for any race and improve all-around swimming skill.
You can use these workouts in your current training or begin one of the swim training plans inside. The new edition also includes:
Take Swim Workouts for Triathletes to the pool to help strengthen your swim and become a better triathlete.
About the Author
Eric Hansen lives in San Francisco, California.
columnist for inside triathlon magazine
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