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FASTER: Demystifying the Science of Triathlon Speed by Jim Gourley

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SKU: 9781937715021
Product Code: 7537430

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Uncover the secrets to speed in FASTER, the first book to explore the physics of the triathlon. Written by scientist and multiple Ironman finisher Jim Gourley, the book takes a scientific look into what really makes athletes faster, while busting the myths and fads that rack up both money and race times. With witty advice and a handy buyer's guide, this book will help triathletes perform their best.

  • Draws on published studies from peer-reviewed journals to shed scientific truth on gear, technique, pacing, and race strategy, helping readers become smarter, faster athletes.
  • Buyer's guide helps athletes select performance optimizing gear.
  • 2-color info-graphics and illustrations throughout.
  • Paperback.
  • 6" x 9", 216 pp.



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