Triathlon is the ultimate endurance challenge, pushing the body to its extreme while giving back a feeling of achievement and reward.
This book aims to show newcomers the best ways to try out the sport and, for those already participating, how to achieve their personal best - safely and efficiently.
Topics covered include: training and how to prepare a realistic programme; training evaluation and adapting to your strengths and weaknesses; detailed sections on swimming, cycling and running; advise on diet and nutrition, weight training, stretching and flexibility, and injuries; and preparation for positive, combative mental attitude for competition.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 44 b&w photographs, 40 line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/02/2001
- Category: Multidiscipline sports
- ISBN: 9781861263865