Strength Training For Triathletes

Author: Patrick Hagerman, EdD
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716643
Size: 24.58 MB
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Strength Training for Triathletes offers a comprehensive strength training program for triathlon that will help triathletes build power, speed, and muscular endurance for faster racing over any race distance. Certified USA Triathlon coach and NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year Patrick Hagerman, EdD, reveals a focused, triathlon-specific strength training program that will enable triathletes to push harder during training and on the racecourse when the effort is hardest. Triathletes who master this progressive strength training program will also become more resistant to injury, meaning fewer missed workouts. Strength Training for Triathletes features 75 of the most effective strength training exercises for triathlon swimming, cycling, and running plus core strength and general conditioning. Full-color photographs illustrate each simple exercise, and exercises are grouped so athletes can focus on their own individual performance limiters. Hagerman simplifies the science underlying strength training, offering easy-to-follow guidelines on resistance and reps that will make triathletes stronger through every phase of the season. Strength Training for Triathletes develops these abilities in triathletes: More powerful, longer-lasting muscles Resistance to fatigue and injury Improved body composition with stronger, leaner muscle mass Better performance without added bulk New in this second edition are sample strength training programs for the most popular triathlon race distances and for each of triathlon's three sports, full-color photographs showing detailed body positions for each exercise, several new exercises, new indexes that specify body-weight exercises and weighted exercises, an exercise log template to track your goal weights, and a new index to improve usability. Strength training often separates the top performers in triathlon from the middle of the pack. Even small improvements in muscle strength can add up to big race results. Strength Training for Triathletes makes it simple for triathletes of all levels to get stronger and race faster.

The Triathlete S Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716848
Size: 69.64 MB
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The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes. Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon. Joe has completely rewritten this new 4th Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever. The Triathlete’s Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. With this new edition, Joe will guide you to develop your own personalized triathlon training program and: · become a better swimmer, cyclist, and runner · train with the right intensity and volume · gain maximum fitness from every workout · make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining · adapt your training plan based on your progress and conflicts · build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training · improve body composition with smarter nutrition The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport. What’s New in the Fourth Edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible? Coach Joe Friel started writing the fourth edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible with a blank page: the entire book is new. The science and sport of triathlon have changed much since the previous edition released. This new edition adds emphasis to personalizing training plans, incorporates new power meter techniques for cycling and running, improves on the skill development techniques, updates the strength training approach, speeds recovery for busy athletes, and cuts through the noisy volume of training data to focus athletes on the numbers that mean the most to better performance. See Joe Friel’s blog or VeloPress for an expanded summary of improvements to this fourth edition.

The Cyclist S Training Bible

Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716244
Size: 24.78 MB
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Coach Joe Friel is the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This new edition of the bestselling book includes all of the latest advances in training and technology. Using this book, cyclists can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals. Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. This fourth edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Friel explains how cyclists can: best gauge intensity with power meters and other new training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; more knowledgeably and accurately make changes to their annual training plan over the course of a season; dramatically build muscular endurance with strength training; improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. With more case studies to draw from and multiple contingency plans for those times when training doesn't progress as planned, The Cyclist's Training Bible continues to be the definitive guide to optimal cycling performance.

Strength Training Bible For Women

Author: David Kirschen
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578265894
Size: 41.88 MB
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The all-in-one guide to building strength and toning up! Guided instructional videos, community, and expert support for this book available at GetFitNow.com and on Facebook at GetFitNowdotcom! Experts agree the fastest and most effective way to build strength and enhance muscle tone is to lift weights. Written by top strength training professionals and created specifically for women, Strength Training Bible for Women is the comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to mastering the basics of weight lifting and barbell training. Divided by fitness levels, Strength Training Bible for Women shows you how to craft powerful workouts that are tailored to your unique goals. Designed to minimize risk and maximize results, the Strength Training Bible for Women program combines the best elements of strength training and weight lifting in a program you can do at home or in the gym. With the Strength Training Bible for Women program you will: - Build muscle and definition while increasing endurance and energy - Achieve perfect form with detailed, step-by-step exercise instructions - Turn your home work space or garage into a fully functional weight room - Reach long-time fitness goals and maintain definition year-round - Stay motivated with helpful tips from professional powerlifter and physique competitor Julia Ladewski - Get the body you’ve always wanted—in record time! Stop looking for the “perfect program” and start working towards your goals with an exercise regimen created to help you reach the next level in physical fitness. It’s time to take the first step towards your physical peak with Strength Training Bible for Women! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Triathlon For Masters And Beyond

Author: Ian Stokell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472902475
Size: 74.48 MB
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Many more of us are taking on the challenge of triathlon in our 40s and 50s, and above. Masters athletes include any athlete over 40 years old. Irrespective of fitness levels the scientific impacts of ageing can affect your performance and need to be acknowledged to help you continue to get the most out of your training. Triathlon for Masters and Beyond looks at the physiological changes experienced by athletes over 40. Taking these variables into account it is packed with tailored information and advice, equipping you with the knowledge to train harder and stronger to reach your fitness goals. Includes: motivation and goal setting planning and preparation training programmes and schedules muscles and injury prevention nutrition and fuel pre-race preparation race day recovery. This is an essential companion for any Masters athlete wishing to improve their triathlon results.

The Well Built Triathlete

Author: Matt Dixon
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716570
Size: 73.73 MB
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In The Well-Built Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon reveals the approach he has used to turn age-group triathletes into elite professionals and champions. Dixon's method breaks new ground in triathlon training, introducing a new, comprehensive approach that builds the whole athlete for stronger performance. Dixon details the four pillars of performance that form the foundation of his highly successful purplepatch fitness program, showing triathletes of all abilities how they can become well-built triathletes and perform better year after year. The Well-Built Triathlete does not focus narrowly on workouts and training, but instead gives equal weight to training and workouts, recovery and rest, workout and daily nutrition, and functional strength and mobility. Dixon considers the demands of career and family to prepare athletes to achieve their goals through a realistic, practical ecosystem of stress and recovery. The Well-Built Triathlete is Dixon's guide to every aspect of triathlon performance. Chapters on swimming, cycling, and running explain the most effective ways to train for each. His pragmatic approach to stretching, recovery, and effective strength training shows athletes where they can recover valuable time. A purplepatch section shows how triathletes can achieve long streaks of high performance. Dixon's whole-athlete approach to triathlon will help triathletes become greater than the sum of their workouts. By becoming better all-around athletes, well-built triathletes will train and race faster than ever.

Triathlon Science

Author: Joe G. Friel
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492581747
Size: 55.11 MB
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Leave ’em in your wake, leave ’em in your trail, leave ’em in your dust. Get your brain as fit as your body and achieve your triathlon potential. Triathlon Science is packed with all the expertise you can handle, and more. From fine-tuning your physiology for each of the three disciplines to plotting the best race strategy for your fitness level, personal goals, and competitive conditions, you’ll find the insights and prescriptions typically available only from a top-level coach. With editors Joe Friel and Jim Vance and a who’s-who list of international experts on the sport, Triathlon Science offers you an unprecedented wealth of advanced yet accessible information on excelling in the sport.

The Time Crunched Cyclist

Author: Chris Carmichael
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 193771683X
Size: 72.44 MB
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The Time-Crunched Cyclist reveals the fastest way to get fit for road racing, century rides, gravel grinders, cyclocross, Gran Fondos, and mountain bike events. With elite cycling coach Chris Carmichael’s innovative, time-saving approach, busy cyclists will develop fitness, speed, and power in just 6 hours a week. Now powered by Strava, this updated third edition of The Time-Crunched Cyclist training program taps into the most popular cycling social network to help cyclists get fired up to crush their workouts, one segment at a time. Through his popular endurance coaching service, Carmichael noticed that many busy cyclists are unable to make performance gains using conventional training methods; they simply don’t have enough time to train. So CTS developed a new approach—the Time-Crunched Training Program—to help cyclists achieve competitive fitness and power without the impossible time demands of traditional training methods. The Time-Crunched Cyclist shows cyclists how to build fitness on a realistic schedule by tapping the power of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts. Cyclists learn the science behind this alternative approach to training before performing the CTS field tests to get a baseline reading of their fitness. Nine comprehensive training plans include effective time-crunched workouts, nutrition guidelines, and strength training to develop the speed and endurance for a wide variety of cycling races and events. The new Time-Crunched Training Plans cover: · New and Experienced plans for criteriums, road races, and cyclocross · New, Experienced, and Competitive plans for century rides and Gran Fondos · Gravel racing and ultraendurance mountain biking plans · Intermediate and Advanced plans for commuters This new, third edition integrates Strava, the popular ride tracking and analysis program. Powered by Strava, the Time-Crunched program becomes interactive, social, highly motivating—and focuses riders on the training data that matters most. It also adds the Time-Crunched Diet, a sports nutrition approach designed to help riders optimize their power-to-weight ratio with new guidelines on eating behaviors and delicious recipes from chefs Michael Chiarello and Matt Accarrino. A new chapter on hydration and managing heat stress will show athletes simple ways to avoid overheating that lead to better performance. The Time-Crunched Cyclist can help you capture your best performance—all in the time you have right now.

The High Performance Triathlete

Author: Katherine Vaz
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
ISBN:
Size: 10.69 MB
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Traces the brief history of triathlon competition, stresses the importance of cross training, and gives advice on training routines, strategy, and motivation

Tri The Journey A Women S Inspirational Guide To Becoming A Triathlete In 12 Weeks

Author: Elizabeth Libby Hurley
Publisher: NorlightsPress
ISBN: 1935254359
Size: 17.17 MB
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If you've ever wondered how it feels to cross a finish line, let TRI the Journey inspire you to discover new abilities, take on exciting challenges, and achieve the unthinkable -- completing a triathlon. Written especially for women, this clear, practical guide offers a weekly training program that gives any woman the skill and motivation to complete a first triathlon, or take her training to the next level.