Triathlon 101: Essentials for Multisport Success

Triathlon 101: Essentials for Multisport Success

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880118118
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author


John M. Mora is a prolific sports, health and fitness, and medical writer. He is a former contributing editor to Triathlete and is the running columnist and triathlon feature writer for Windy City Sports. He has written over 300 articles for national magazines, such as American Health, Women's Sports & Fitness, and Runner's World. He also coauthored Paula Newby-Fraser's Peak Fitness for Women (Human Kinetics, 1995) with eight-time Gatorade Hawaii Ironman Triathlon world champion Paula Newby-Fraser.

Born in Chicago, Mora has competed around the country in 10 marathons, 70 running and cycling events, and 60 triathlons of various distances, from sprint to Ironman. He currently owns Creative CopyWriting, a business that specializes in writing brochures and direct mail copy for companies in the health and fitness industry. Mora lives and trains in Plainfield, Illinois, a southwest suburb of Chicago.

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

What People are Saying About This

Paula Newby-Fraser

John Mora's Triathlon 101 is a comprehensive resource for anyone with an interest in triathlons. It is an easy, common-sense approach to all the elements of what can often be an overwhelming challenge. John takes care of all the 'small stuff!
— Paula Newby-Fraser Eight-time Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Champion Women's Ironman distance world record holder: 8:50:24

Scott Tinley

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

From the Publisher

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""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

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Bob Babbitt

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

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