Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon is an accessible, practical introduction to strength and conditioning for endurance sports, dispelling many of the myths which have led to misunderstanding and misuse of the techniques in the past. With specific chapters on injury prevention, the swim, the cycle and the run, this ideal triathlon companion gives detailed and practical examples of how each aspect of your programme can be enhanced. Each chapter includes information on how strength and conditioning will impact on you, the scientific evidence (in practical language) to support the claims, how much you can expect to gain and practical examples of how to implement the training. An indispensable practical guide, it looks at how to plan your strength and conditioning training throughout the calendar and how to incorporate this work into your regular triathlon training. It also provides a comprehensive resource of conditioning exercises, strength exercises and running drills, all of which are fully illustrated so you can guarantee great technique. This is the essential companion to anyone wishing to improve their triathlon results.
A strength-training program designed for the specific needs of triathletes outlines sixty exercises that replicate swimming, biking, and running muscle-usage patterns, in a resource that is organized to enable trainees to adapt a plan in accordance with individual goals. Original.
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.
"Weight Training for Triathlon" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date triathlon-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by top triathletes worldwide. This book features year-round triathlon-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other triathlon book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book was designed specifically for triathletes to increase strength, speed, endurance, and stamina. This guide will have you shaving off time in all three events by using the most advanced and efficient exercises available. It will have you recording new personal records and reaching all of your goals. By following the year-round programs in the book, you will be able to finish meets with the same energy you exerted when you began.
Triathlon Strength and Conditioning Log and Diary - This training journal is perfect for any triathlon lover who's serious about their training and about achieving success and getting results. Use it to keep a record of strength training sessions and cardio workouts. Keeping a record is vital in order to track progress and maintain motivation levels. Each page has daily tables to record exercises, weights and reps as well as duration, pace, heart rate zones and calories burned during cardio workouts. This ensures that a strength and conditioning plan is adhered to and that any changes to the workouts can be fine tuned and recorded to optimize performance. It is compact enough to be carried around to aid ease of use. Ideal for a coach, dad, mom, son, daughter or anyone that simply loves triathlon. Makes a great gift for Christmas or Birthday. Click on the author link to see our other triathlon logs and diaries in the series - Training Log, to record technique and skills worked on, and Nutrition Log, to record dietary intake. Size: 6 x 9 in. 120 Pages Glossy soft cover Printed on white paper
Triathlon Strength and Conditioning Log Daily Triathlon Training Workout Journal and Fitness Diary for Triathlete and Coach Notebook
Triathlon Strength and Conditioning Log - This training journal is perfect for any triathlete who's serious about their training and about achieving success and getting results. Use it to keep a record of strength training sessions and cardio workouts. Keeping a record is vital in order to track progress and maintain motivation levels. Each page has daily tables to record exercises, weights and reps as well as duration, pace, heart rate zones and calories burned during cardio workouts. This ensures that a strength and conditioning plan is adhered to and that any changes to the workouts can be fine tuned and recorded to optimize performance. It is compact enough to be carried around to aid ease of use. Ideal for a coach, dad, mom, son or anyone that simply loves the triathlon. Makes a great Father's day, Mother's day, Christmas or Birthday gift. Click on the author link to see our other triathlon logs and diaries in the series - Training Log, to record technique and skills worked on, and Nutrition Log, to record dietary intake. Size: 6 x 9 in. 120 Pages Glossy soft cover Printed on white paper
Resistance Training Routines for Triathletes Enhanced Edition
This enhanced edition includes high-quality video instructions and workout demonstrations for each of the training routines in the book. Resistance Training Routines for Triathletes is an easy to understand manual with complete instructions and guides to cutting-edge strength training programs for multi-sport athletes. This book contains the identical routines that triathlete, Ben Greenfield uses in his triathlon training, adapted for all experiences and fitness levels, and designed in an easy to follow format.
Triathlon Strength and Conditioning A Year Long Program
Swim Workouts for Triathletes, 2nd Ed. will help you develop real swimming speed. This waterproof book of 75 swim workouts provides the structure, variety, and drills triathletes need to become more efficient and faster swimmers. Each workout is designed around a specific goal—endurance, speed, form, muscular endurance, or anaerobic endurance—making it easy to prepare for events of different distances and improve all-around swimming skill.
In Fast-Track Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon offers his plan of attack for high performance in long-course triathlon—without sacrificing work or life. Developed for busy professionals with demanding schedules, the Fast-Track Triathlete program makes your PR possible in Ironman®, Ironman 70.3®, Rev3, and Challenge triathlon in about 10 hours a week. Training for long-course triathlons once demanded 15-20 hours each week—on top of work, family, travel and other time commitments. For many, preparing for long-distance triathlon is more challenging than the race itself. Now Fast-Track Triathlete opens the door to your best performance in full- and half-distance triathlons in half the traditional training time. Dixon’s laser-focused, effective approach to workouts, recovery, strength and mobility, and nutrition means you can prepare for triathlon’s greatest challenges in just 7-10 hours per week for half-distance and 10-12 hours per week for full-distance. Fast-Track Triathlete includes • Dixon’s complete guide to creating a successful sport and life performance recipe • How to plan out your triathlon training • Scaling workouts for time and fatigue • Training and racing during travel • Executing your swim-bike-run and transitions plan on race day • 10-week off-season training program with key workouts • 14-week pre-season training program with key workouts • 14-week comprehensive race-prep full and half training plans with fully integrated strength and conditioning Dixon’s first book, The Well-Built Triathlete, revealed his four-tiered approach to success in all triathlon race distances. Fast-Track Triathlete turbocharges Dixon’s well-built program so even the busiest athletes can achieve their long-distance triathlon dreams without sacrificing so much to achieve them.