The 12-week Triathlete

The 12-week Triathlete

Everything You Need to Know to Train and Succeed in Any Triathlon in Just Three Months--no Matter your Skill Level

Book - 2011 | 2nd ed.--rev. and updated
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It takes only 12 weeks to train to compete in a triathlon--no matter what level you're at now!

Imagine being able to successfully compete in a triathlon in just three short months! You can, with fitness expert Tom Holland's all-encompassing, easy-to-use training manual, The 12-Week Triathlete . This completely revised and updated edition gives fitness enthusiasts the most exciting, encouraging, and up-to-date exercise information, including 12 brand-new training plans that outline exactly what you need to do every day up until the big event for ultimate triathlon success.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned triathlete, training for a Sprint, Olympic, Half-Ironman, or Ironman event, this book offers a complete, step-by-step program that will help you strengthen, tone-up, and both physically and mentally prepare for the big day. You will learn how to:

Swim - Start your race confidently, swim strongly surrounded by others, and transition easily from a wetsuit.
Bike - choose the right bike, transport it safely to the race, and fuel yourself properly while you ride.
Run - Don't bonk, improve your speed, and see your race through to the end.
Put It All Together - Eat right through the 12 weeks, train for each segment of the race, gather your equipment and transport it safely to the race, plan for and avoid last-minute emergencies, and, most of all, have fun and continue to compete in the future. nbsp;

In addition all this, you'll also find insider information on weight-training, endurance training, and speed work, as well as answers to questions like "Can you eat during a race?," "How do you line up your bike so you can jump right on it?," and "What is the best way to quickly shed your wetsuit?'

The 12-Week Triathlete is your secret weapon to triathlon triumph--start training today!
Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Fair Winds, c2011
Edition: 2nd ed.--rev. and updated
ISBN: 9781592334582
159233458X
Branch Call Number: 796.4 H719t 2011
Characteristics: 271 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Twelve-week triathlete

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