The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed. Paperback – Nov. 15 2016
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- Publisher : VeloPress; 4th edition (Nov. 15 2016)
- Language: : English
- Paperback : 352 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1937715442
- ISBN-13 : 978-1937715441
- Item Weight : 1.09 kg
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 3.05 x 27.94 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #24,092 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
“Joe Friel is one of the world’s foremost experts on endurance sports.” ― Outside magazine
“One of the most trusted coaches in triathlon.” ― LAVA magazine
“Joe Friel’s wealth of knowledge in triathlon is astounding and he has a wonderful way of sharing that knowledge with all athletes from beginners to elite professionals." ―Siri Lindley, Triathlon World Champion
“25 years of active multisport coaching has proven that Joe Friel has an unprecedented understanding of endurance sports. As a multiple triathlon world champion, I would consider Joe as one of the leading figures in triathlon coaching today. Joe’s professional approach and practical understanding of sports physiology has helped many endurance athletes of all abilities reach their full athletic potential.” ―Simon Lessing, 5-time Triathlon World Champion
“The Triathlete’s Training Bible is a fantastic guide. You can't go wrong using the advice in this book.” ― Scott “The Terminator” Molina, triathlon's winningest pro
“Joe Friel has spent most of his life in devotion to the understanding and teaching of sport. Joe has managed to focus on the key components to athletic success while weeding out the noise. This book will play a substantial role in helping you take the next step as a triathlete.” ― Justin Daerr, triathlon coach
“As a triathlon coach, 2004 Olympian, and former top-ranked triathlete in the world, I’ve used The Triathlete’s Training Bible as one of my key references. Joe Friel’s training books have made the once “crazy” sport of triathlon accessible to the public while also guiding seasoned athletes to their full potential.” ― Barb Lindquist
"The Triathlete’s Training Bible combines scientific research with the experience of a top endurance coach to provide the best training resource book available." ― Gale Bernhardt, 2004 Team USA Olympic Triathlon Head Coach
“The Triathlete’s Training Bible can help you train for any distance and is most useful to newbies and self-trained athletes who want traditional training advice.” ― Library Journal
From the Back Cover
TRAIN TO WIN WITH JOE FRIEL
For nearly 20 years, triathletes have turned to Joe Friel’s Training Bible to learn how to train for victory. Now, in this all-new edition, Joe distills the latest discoveries in exercise science, data analysis, daily planning, and skills development to help you create a personal training plan for success. The all-new Triathlete’s Training Bible includes:
More Personalization: Greater latitude for planning lets you build your unique needs and preferences into your seasonal training plan.
Power- and Pace-Based Training: Choose from training programs anchored by power or pace to simplify your yearly planning.
Proven Training Science: Tested training concepts are guaranteed to improve your race performance.
Improved Data Analysis: Get the most from your techware with new ways to analyze your data, focus on the right numbers, and understand your results.
Swim Skills Development: Rework your stroke and see immediate results with four basic movements for faster swimming.
New Strength Program: Use these efficient functional strength exercises―expressly designed for time-constrained triathletes―to build lasting swim, bike, and run power.
Custom Recovery Plan: Design your own recovery schedule to lock in fitness gains after challenging training sessions.
Workouts: Expanded swim, bike, run, and combined workouts deliver more options to match your needs.
Joe Friel is an internationally recognized expert on endurance training with more than 30 years of personal coaching experience. He is the author of the best-selling books Fast After 50, Your First Triathlon, and The Cyclist’s Training Bible. He is a founding member of the USA Triathlon Coaches Association, holds a master’s degree in exercise science, and is the cofounder of TrainingPeaks.
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I’m typically not one to complain but after finding 2 mistakes on 2 pages it does worry me about the rest.