Triathlon 101 helped thousands of athletes take the guesswork out of multisport training and racing. Now, this best-seller returns, updated with more top-notch information and solidifies its status as the essential guide for multisport success.
In this new edition, you’ll learn these techniques and strategies:
Sample training programs, the latest recommendations on equipment, correct technique, and expert advice from pros and coaches Terry Laughlin, Lauren Jensen, and Troy Jacobson will help you improve your skills and times in every event.
Spare yourself the trial-and-error experiences that can lead to injury or discouraging results. Be a smart triathlete from the start. For developing multisport athletes, the best course available is Triathlon 101.
Part I: Getting Ready to Tri
Chapter 1. So You Wanna Tri?
Chapter 2. Planning to Race
Chapter 3. Getting the Right Stuff
Part II: Triathlon Training BasicsChapter 4. Swim Training: The Key Is Technique
Chapter 5. Bike Training: Putting in the Distance
Chapter 6. Run Training: Putting One Foot in Front of the Other
Chapter 7. Training for All Three
Part III: Tri-Ing Your Best
Chapter 8. Fueling Up for Triathlon
Chapter 9. Staying Healthy
Chapter 10. Peaking to Race
Chapter 11. Nailing the Big Day
Chapter 12. Tri, Tri Again