Triathletes and distance swimmers can become faster using this waterproof book of 132 freestyle swim workouts. Each workout from Olympic triathlon coach Gale Bernhardt and USA Swimming National Team coach Nick Hansen focuses on improving one of seven swimming abilities—endurance, speed, form, force, muscular endurance, muscular endurance for Ironman®-distance swims, and anaerobic endurance. Triathletes looking for structured swim workouts or more variety in the pool can easily use these workouts with any existing training plan, especially if they are training with plans from Bernhardt or Joe Friel. Triathletes who need help in the pool can focus on one swimming ability to eliminate their personal swimming weaknesses.
Updated with new information, techniques, photos, procedures, and components, plus a larger, easier-to-read format, Park Tool's Big Blue Book Of Bicycle Repair - 3rd Edition is a comprehensive repair manual with all the information the novice and veteran mechanic needs to perform nearly any repair from trailside fixes, to routine tune-ups, to more advanced procedures and complete overhauls (be sure to review the Table of Contents). Written by Park Tool Director of Education and longtime USA Cycling pro race mechanic, Calvin Jones, and including hundreds of photos, this must-have manual is the perfect reference and step-by-step repair guide for nearly any bike, including road, mountain, BMX, fixie and singlespeed. Park wrote the book on bicycle repair!
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. As spokesperson of the Danskin Women's Triathlon Series and the Trek Women Triathlon Series, Sally has inspired women to take up a new challenge and find a renewed passion for a healthy, active lifestyle. Sally will guide you from the first day of training to race day, with plenty of encouragement along the way. Sally leaves no question unanswered, from workouts to the transition zone to the most common question of all—what to wear. Triathlons for Women has everything you need to get started.
Every year thousands of people decide to train for their first triathlon. From the author of the best-selling book The Triathlete’s Training Bible comes the essential guidebook to finishing your first sprint-distance triathlon. Joe Friel maps out a 12-week plan, requiring just 5 hours of training each week. It’s the start of a lifestyle focused on health, fitness, and personal growth. Your First Triathlon provides the training plans, workouts, checklists, instruction, and illustrations that first-timers are clamoring to know. With 25 years of experience, Joe Friel knows triathlon and everything a beginner needs to succeed.
Endurance athletes of all ages and ability levels invest countless hours in tough rides and workouts so they can race farther and faster from year to year. Whether they work with a coach or train independently, cyclists rely on their training log to tell them when to push harder and when to back off. With all of the recent technological advancements in training, it is more important than ever to have a place to consolidate training data, track progress, reshape goals throughout the season, and, perhaps most importantly, listen to the way the body responds from day to day. Designed with collaboration from cyclists and coaches, this next generation of training diary will make it easier than ever to record and interpret every component of cycling training and is a companion to Joe Friel's bestselling book The Cyclist's Training Bible. Coach Joe Friel gives athletes a thorough introduction to the essential details of training and keeping a log. For athletes who are designing their own annual training schedule he provides a guide to planning the entire season.
Cut through all the hoopla and hype, Hammer's Endurance Athlete's Guide to Success provides proper fueling knowledge for prior to, during, and after exercise. While finding the solution to properly fueling your body is a very individualized endeavor, this handbook provides the basic guidelines. It serves as the rationale behind the Hammer Nutrition line of endurance fuels and supplements which have been successfully used in nearly every conceivable endurance and ultra endurance contest on the planet.
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