The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World's Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.

The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World's Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.

by Joe Friel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715441
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Series: Training Bible Series
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 102,425
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(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

Acknowledgments

PART 1: MIND AND BODY

Chapter 1 Mental Fitness: Dreams, Goals, Missions | Training Your Head

Chapter 2 Physical Fitness: Your Triathlon Potential | Philosophy of Training | Purposeful Training | Training Technology

PART 2: TRAINING FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 3 Basic Training Concepts: Training Principles | Frequency, Duration, and Intensity | Volume | Dose and Density | Training Load | Supercompensation | Fitness, Fatigue, and Form

Chapter 4 Training Intensity: Measuring Intensity | Intensity Reference Points | Setting Training Zones | Intensity Distribution

PART 3: PURPOSEFUL TRAINING

Chapter 5 Getting Started: Dreams, Goals, Objectives, and Purposes | Assessment | Training Preparation

Chapter 6 Building Fitness: What Is Fitness? | Abilities | Determining Limiters | Abilities and Training

PART 4: PLANNING TO RACE

Chapter 7 Planning a Season: Periodization of Training | Your Annual Training Plan

Chapter 8 Planning a Week: Step 7: Schedule Weekly Workouts | Weekly and Daily Training | Workout Specifics

Chapter 9 Planning Alternatives: Linear Periodization Alternatives | A Simple Solution

PART 5: STRESS, REST, AND RECOVERY

Chapter 10 Training Stress: Risk and Reward | Overrearching and Overtraining | Injury and Illness

Chapter 11 Rest and Recovery: Morning Warnings | Quick Recovery | Planned Recovery | Race-Week Rest and Recovery | Transition-Period Rest and Recovery

PART 6: THE COMPETITIVE EDGE

Chapter 12 Speed Skills: Efficient Movement | Skill Development | Swim Skills | Bike Skills | Run Skills

Chapter 13 Muscular Force: Neuromuscular Training | Muscle | Plyometric Training | Strength Training | Periodization of Neuromuscular Training | Concurrent Training

Chapter 14 The Training Diary: Planning with a Diary | What to Record | Training Analysis | Race Analysis

Epilogue

Appendix A: Annual Training Plan Template

Appendix B: Swim Workouts

Appendix C: Bike Workouts

Appendix D: Run Workouts

Appendix E: Combined Bike-Run (“Brick”) Workouts

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

About the Author

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