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Be Your Best At Triathlon
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Be Your Best at Triathlon will support you through every aspect of the sport, from the beginning of your training to race day. Whether you have a few hours a week or want a more intense training programme, you will find a training schedule to meet your needs. Offering advice on developing your technique, improving your performance and how to master the three disciplines, this book will enable you to achieve your goals. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of taking part in a triathlon.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Table of Contents

1. Why triathlon is for you! 2. What you need to know about triathlon 3. Starting training 4. A practical application of exercise physiology & training with a heart rate monitor 5. Swimming (1) 6. Swimming (2) - Adapting training to open water 7. Cycling (1) 8. Cycling (2) - Turbo-training for cycling 9. Running 10. Crossing training, brick training and back to back training 11. Going long 12. Tapering and racing 13. Nutrition 14. Extra training - weight training and resistance training 15. Stretching and flexibility 16. Injury and its prevention 17. Mental attitude, relaxation 18. Some examples of individual training programmes Taking it further

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Be Your Best at Triathlon will enable you to master all three disciplines and prepare you for race day.

About the Author

Steve Trew is an internationally respected triathlon coach. He was the Great Britain Coach at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In 2006 he was Wales Team Manager at the Commonwealth Games, Melbourne. He is referred to as 'the voice of British triathlon'. Steve has already written several books on triathlon, is a regular contributor to triathlon press and commentates on all major triathlons including for the BBC at the Olympics.

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"if you're new to the world of triathlon you'll find each section invaluable, as well as accessible, as you prepare for your first event." * - 220 Triathlon *

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