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SKU: 978-0-736-07944-0
Product Code: 15480
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  • In Triathlon 101, John Mora offers many valuable lessons and insights that will help you prepare for and compete in your first triathlon or improve your results the next time out. No other triathlon resource focuses on the unique needs of newcomers to the sport. Additionally, sample training programs and expert advice from top pros and coaches - Terry Laughlin, Lauren Jensen, and Troy Jacobson - are provided to help you get off to a great start. Inside you will learn how to:

    • Design your own triathlon training calendar and logbook
    • Choose the proper equipment to fit you and your budget
    • Eat during training and "load up" for racing
    • Prevent overtraining and recover quickly from common injuries
    • Swim and navigate safely in open water
    • Smoothly transition from one sport to the next
    • Taper your training to peak on race day

    Table of contents:

    Part I: Getting Ready to Tri
    Chapter 1. So You Wanna Tri?
    Chapter 2. Planning to Race
    Chapter 3. Getting the Right Stuff

    Part II: Triathlon Training Basics
    Chapter 4. Swim Training: The Key Is Technique
    Chapter 5. Bike Training: Putting in the Mileage
    Chapter 6. Run Training: Putting One Foot in Front of the Other
    Chapter 7. Training for All Three

    Part III: Tri-ing Your Best
    Chapter 8. Fueling Up for Triathlon
    Chapter 9. Staying Healthy
    Chapter 10. Peaking to Race
    Chapter 11. Tri, Tri Again

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Human Kinetics

Along with physically training for sport or exercise, studying theory and learning psychological technique is an integral part of progressing in your discipline. Human Kinetics provides in-depth literature for swimming exercise and fitness training, maternity swimming, learning how to swim, teaching water safety and lifeguard essentials. Human Kinetics recognizes that some people learn by reading words, while some prefer action and images; this line of illustrative and informative reading materials contains ample pictures and exercises, and is bound to be beneficial for all swimmers, no matter whether you are a novice or an advanced competitor.