Em In Your Wake, Leave Em In Your Trail, Leave Em In Your Dust Get Your Brain As Fit As Your Body And Achieve Your Triathlon Potential Triathlon Science Is Packed With All The Expertise You Can Handle, And From Fine Tuning Your Physiology For Each Of The Three Disciplines To Plotting The Best Race Strategy For Your Fitness Level, Personal Goals, And Competitive Conditions, You Ll Find The Insights And Prescriptions Typically Available Only From A Top Level CoachWith Editors Joe Friel And Jim Vance ↠´ read Triathlon Science by Joe Friel ↠´ And A Who S Who List Of International Experts On The Sport, Triathlon Science Offers You An Unprecedented Wealth Of Advanced Yet Accessible Information On Excelling In The Sport When I first opened up Triathlon Science The ultimate nexus of knowledge and performance edited by Joe Friel and Jim Vance, I was overwhelmed There is a lot of information in it and a lot of science In Chapter 1, you learn about energy systems with the first sentence in this part being The basic unit of energy within the human body is adenosine triphosphate ATP along with a diagram of the molecular structure I kept reading, and I am glad I did This isn t a book to be read in one sitting, but to be savored chapter by chapter The book is broken down into 11 parts Physical Attributes of TriathletesTechnical Execution and Efficiency in Each EventEnvironmental Factors and Equipment OptionsPhysiological Function

By far the most comprehensive multisport book I have ever read, and weighing in at 2.
4 lbs, and over 1 thick, you can be sure it s loaded with tons of valuable information But don t let the book s size intimidate you it s broken down neatly into eleven chapters, with an appendix in the back that makes it very user friendly and easy to find the information you re looking for This is definitely the kind of book you would want to keep on hand for reference, considering the huge amount of ground it covers Just a brief sampling of some of the topics covered include physiological function in triathlon training, training base building for triathlons, multisport event specific training and racing tactics, sports medicine, nutrition, and psychology of multisport This book is literally jam packed full of training charts and tables, stretching exercises with reference p The most comprehensive book for aspiring triathletes It touches on all aspects of the sport From physiology, to genetics, to diet, environmental factors and mental fitness in addition to the workout regimes Written in a simple, easy to read language without getting too technical, it s a good start for anyone wanting to start triathlons or those wanting to step up from Olympic distance to Ironman distance.

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