A Companion to The Triathlete's Training Bible

A Companion to The Triathlete's Training Bible

by Joe Friel

Paperback(2nd ed.)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934030349
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 06/16/2009
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joe Friel is the most trusted endurance sports coach in the world. He is the best-selling author of The Triathlete's Training Bible, The Cyclist's Training Bible, Fast After 50, Going Long, Your Best Triathlon, The Power Meter Handbook, and Your First Triathlon. His TrainingBible Coaching service is one of the most successful and respected in endurance sports.

Joe has trained endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in triathlon, duathlon, road cycling, and mountain biking.

He is an elite-certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling coach and holds a master's degree in exercise science. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry. He has also been active in business as the founder of Ultrafit, an association of coaching businesses; TrainingPeaks, a web-based software company; and TrainingBible Coaching.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgments vii

1 Smart Training 1

2 Attitude 7

3 The Science of Training 13

4 Intensity 19

5 Assessing Fitness 35

6 Building Fitness 41

7 Planning a Year 45

8 Planning a Week 51

9 Planning a Race 59

10 Racing 65

11 Recovery 73

12 Skills 79

13 Muscles 93

14 Unique Needs 103

15 The Training Diary 105

16 Fuel 109

About the Author 116

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