Your First Triathlon : Race-ready in 5 Hours a Week, Paperback Book

Your First Triathlon : Race-ready in 5 Hours a Week Paperback


This clear and comprehensive book makes preparing for sprint and Olympic triathlons simple and stress-free.

Joe Friel's practical training plan takes fewer than 5 hours a week, giving aspiring triathletes the confidence and fitness to enjoy their first race.

Your First Triathlon offers a 12-week training plan for total beginners as well as custom plans for athletes experienced in running, cycling, or swimming.

Four easy-to-use plans include achievable swim, bike, run, and optional strength workouts that will gradually but surely build anyone into a triathlete.

Joe offers helpful advice to simplify the complexities of the swim-bike-run sport.

Even a total novice will learn commonsense tips and tricks to navigate packet pickup, set up a transition area, fuel for race day, finish a stress-free swim, and ensure that race day goes as smoothly as planned.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, b&w illustrations, tables and training plans
  • Publisher: VeloPress
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  • Category: Multidiscipline sports
  • ISBN: 9781934030868

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