eBook Idiot's Guides: Triathlon Training, 1st Edition

  • Colin Barr
  • Steve Katai
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  • ISBN-10: 1615645187
  • ISBN-13: 9781615645183
  • DDC: 796.4257
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This title provides a step-by-step guide to preparing for a first triathlon, including training, techniques, workout schedules, and avoiding injury.  Includes step-by-step illustrated instructions, covering everything from choosing the right equipment to signing up for the right race.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Publisher Note.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Triathlon Basics.
2: What Is a Triathlon?.
3: The History of Triathlon.
4: Health and Fitness Benefits.
5: Beyond Fitness.
6: Spirit and Emotion.
7: Can I Do This?.
8: Setting Goals.
9: Choosing Your Race.
10: Location.
11: Sprint-Distance Triathlon.
12: Olympic-Distance Triathlon.
13: Equipment.
14: Swimsuits.
15: Trisuits.
16: Goggles.
17: Wetsuits.
18: Swim Training Aids.
19: Bike Types.
20: Specialized Wheels and Aerobars.
21: Helmets.
22: Glasses.
23: Pedals and Shoes.
24: Hydration and Storage Equipment.
25: Bike Apparel and Other Equipment.
26: Running Shoes.
27: Running Apparel.
28: Fuel Accessories and Other Equipment.
29: Other TRI Equipment.
30: Sunscreen and Lubrication.
31: Swim.
32: The Swim Stage.
33: Basic Technique.
34: Breathing and Kicking.
35: Pool vs. Open Water.
36: Swimming Drills.
37: Swimming Drill 1: Chest Down, Butt Up.
38: Swimming Drill 2: Back Down, Butt Up.
39: Swimming Drill 3: Body Roll.
40: Swimming Drill 4: Tall Buoy.
41: Swimming Drill 5: Sideways.
42: Swimming Drill 6: Tall Buoy with Stroke.
43: Swimming Drill 7: Three-Count Stroke.
44: Swimming Drill 8: Touch Catch-Up.
45: Swim Workouts.
46: Prepare for the Unexpected.
47: Safety Check.
48: Bike.
49: The Bike Stage.
50: Getting the Right Fit.
51: Biking Basics.
52: Pedaling, Pacing, and Cadence.
53: Fueling Your Body.
54: Outdoor Training.
55: Indoor Training.
56: Indoor Bike Drills.
57: Basic Bike Maintenance.
58: Prepare for the Unexpected.
59: Safety Check.
60: Run.
61: The Run Stage.
62: Running Basics.
63: Fueling and Hydrating.
64: Outdoor Training.
65: Indoor Training.
66: Running on a Track.
67: The Mental Game.
68: Speed Workouts and Transition Runs.
69: Drills and Accelerations.
70: Prepare for the Unexpected.
71: Safety Check.
72: Transition.
73: Transition Basics.
74: Transition 1: Swim to Bike.
75: Transition 2: Bike to Run.
76: Race Day Transitions.
77: Transition Checklist.
78: Prepare for the Unexpected.
79: Safety Check.
80: Strength Training and Stretching.
81: Strength Training.
82: Strength Training Workouts.
83: Safety Check.
84: Plank.
85: Suspended Band Side Plank.
86: Kettlebell High Plank Row.
87: Bridge.
88: Stability Ball Crunch.
89: Wood Chopper.
90: Medicine Ball Lunge and Twist.
91: Suspended Band Hamstring Roll.
92: Suspended Band Chest Press.
93: Kettlebell Swing.
94: Bench Dip.
95: Dumbbell Lunge.
96: Medicine Ball Slam.
97: Dumbbell Shoulder Press.
98: Dumbbell Straight-Leg Deadlift.
99: Dumbbell Squat.
100: Suspended Band Squat.
101: Single Leg Squat.
102: Two-Hands-on Medicine Ball Push-Up.
103: One-Hand-on Medicine Ball Push-Up.
104: Dumbbell Lateral Raise.
105: Dumbbell Pullover.
106: Stability Ball Back Extension.
107: Dumbbell Bicep Hammer Curl.
108: Lateral Lunge.
109: Standing Calf Raise.
110: Stretching and Flexibility Training.
111: Standing Quadriceps Stretch.
112: Hamstring Rope Stretch.
113: Standing Calf Stretch.
114: Standing Piriformis Stretch.
115: Standing Hip Flexor Stretch.
116: Seated Leg Crossover.
117: Cat and Camel.
118: Lying Chest Lift (Cobra).
119: Overhead Triceps Rope Stretch.
120: Standing Wall Chest Stretch.
121: Bent Arm Crossover.
122: Side Neck Stretch.
123: Triathlon Training Programs.
124: Training Program Philosophy.
125: Training Intensity.
126: Program Overview.
127: Sprint Training: Week 1.
128: Sprint Training: Week 2.
129: Sprint Training: Week 3.
130: Sprint Training: Week 4.
131: Sprint Training: Week 5.
132: Sprint Training: Week 6.
133: Sprint Training: Week 7.
134: Sprint Training: Week 8.
135: Sprint Training: Week 9.
136: Sprint Training: Week 10.
137: Sprint Training: Week 11.
138: Sprint Training: Week 12.
139: Olympic-Distance Training: Week 1.