Triathlon 101 - 2nd Edition

Triathlon 101 - 2nd Edition

by John Mora
     
 

Triathlon 101 helped thousands of athletes take the guesswork out of multisport training and racing. Now, this best-seller returns, updated with more top-notch information and solidifying its status as the essential guide for multisport success.

In this new edition, you'll learn these techniques and strategies:

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Overview

Triathlon 101 helped thousands of athletes take the guesswork out of multisport training and racing. Now, this best-seller returns, updated with more top-notch information and solidifying its status as the essential guide for multisport success.

In this new edition, you'll learn these techniques and strategies:

-Choose the best equipment for your goals, terrain, and budget.

-Create your own triathlon program for various distances and events.

-Know how, when, and what to eat and drink when training or competing.

-Prevent overtraining and recover from common injuries.

-Swim and navigate in open water.

-Smoothly and quickly transition from one leg of the race to the next.

-Taper your training for peak performance on race day.

Sample training programs, the latest recommendations on equipment, correct technique, and expert advice from pros and coaches Terry Laughlin, Lauren Jensen, and Troy Jacobson will help you improve your skills and times in every event.

Spare yourself the trial-and-error experiences that can lead to injury or discouraging results. Be a smart triathlete from the start. For developing multisport athletes, the best course available is Triathlon 101.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736079440
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
03/26/2009
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,160,662
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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What People are saying about this

From the Publisher

"John Mora has put together an excellent overall cross section of triathlon-related material. This book covers many topics left out of more technical manuals and personal history biographies. It is a worthy addition to any sports library."

Scott Tinley

President - The Flyrod Group, Inc.

Two-time Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Champion

"John Mora's book is as complete a guide to the sport of triathlon as you'll ever find. A must read for the triathlon rookie."

Bob Babbitt

Editor and Publisher - Competitor Magazine

Meet the Author

A competing triathlete since 1988, John Mora is a renowned fitness author who has published more than 500 articles. He is a member of USA Triathlon and has participated in almost 200 running, cycling, and swimming events, including marathons, sprint triathlons, and the Ironman competition. Author of the first edition of Triathlon 101, Mora engages and entertains readers while they prepare for their first or next triathlon.

Mora is the running columnist and triathlon feature writer for Windy City Sports as well as a former contributing editor to Triathlete. His articles have also been featured in many national magazines, including American Health, Women's Sports & Fitness, and Runner's World.

When not writing or training, Mora enjoys recreational cycling and tennis. He resides in Plainfield, Illinois.

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