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Triathlon Revolution: Training, Technique, and Inspiration
     

Triathlon Revolution: Training, Technique, and Inspiration

by Terri Schneider
 

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* Includes a foreword by Iron Man Hall-of-Famer Scott Tinley

* Written with a fresh, non-technical yet authoritative approach

* Provides the latest-and-greatest developments in the industry

* Author is a widely-respected athlete and coach

Whether just getting interested in triathlons or a multi-sport veteran, readers of this new handbook will get tuned

Overview

* Includes a foreword by Iron Man Hall-of-Famer Scott Tinley

* Written with a fresh, non-technical yet authoritative approach

* Provides the latest-and-greatest developments in the industry

* Author is a widely-respected athlete and coach

Whether just getting interested in triathlons or a multi-sport veteran, readers of this new handbook will get tuned up and stoked to reach any performance goal! Author Terri Schneider explains how to train for a first triathlon, as well as how to formulate an ongoing experience or a longer-term race regimen. Basic techniques for building a foundation of success are accompanied by lessons in heart-rate levels and suggestions for how to integrate a training schedule into daily life. From the early stages of training and making decisions on what gear to buy through to race day and beyond, Schneider covers everything from nutritional information to endurance issues, mental strategies, stretching, setting up transition areas, off-season training, and more.

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" 'Triathlon Revolution' covers the basics of triathlon training, including specifics on swimming, cycling, and running. The book includes advice on training schedules and what to eat and drink during training and during the race itself."
TheCalifornian.com
"For anyone who has toyed with the idea of being a triathlete or who wants to know what a triathlon entails, here's a guide that spells out how to go about the training process for such a demanding competition...Five out of five gold running shoes for 'Triathlon Revolution.' "
GearFlogger.com
"The strength of this book lies in the wealth of information covering all the non-technique subjects: gear, nutrition, training, motivation, psychology and the all important transistions...'Triathlon Revolution' belongs on the bookshelf of anyone, novice or master, crazy enough to want to participate in this particular yet seductive from of self-abuse."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594850967
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author






Renowned adventure racer, triathlete, and ultrarunner TERRI SCHNEIDER is highly acclaimed as a top female multi-sport endurance athlete and as an inspirational and sought after speaker, author, and coach. She has raced in over 30 countries as a world-class professional triathlete for twelve years and an elite international adventure racer since the sport's inception in the U.S. in 1995. Terri has shared her personal experiences, research, and expertise through her work as a coach and as the invited speaker at a long list of events, as well as with national and international audiences on the Discovery Channel, USA Network, high-profile talk shows, news segments, and in popular fitness and outdoor publications.

Terri earned her Masters degree in Sports Psychology with an emphasis on team dynamics and risk taking and her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. Known for her charismatic speaking style, Terri draws on her advanced scholarship as well as her extensive athletic experience to create dynamic, informative, and often life-changing presentations on topics such as team building, motivation, risk taking, goal setting, and leadership. She has been a featured speaker for various organizations including market-leading corporations such as Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart, and Seagate.

Terri co-authored Triathlete's Guide to Mental Training and contributed to two additional books: Applying Sport Psychology: From Researcher and Consultant to Coach and Athlete and The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of My Feet: Tales from the Wild and Wonderful World of Adventure Racing. In addition to her speaking, and writing she offers coaching, online training, and sport psychology consulting for endurance athletes.

Visit Terri's website for more details on her current activities and media connections.

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