Triathlon Training in Four Hours a Week: From Beginner to Finish Line in Just Six Weeks
The Transforming Power of Triathlon
Training for a triathlon will get you in the best shape of your life, not to mention give you a new and exciting fitness pursuit. More than that, it will change your life in ways you never imagined.
In 1994, when Eric Harr decided to train for his first triathlon in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the extent of his exercise was walking to the local mango stand for lunch. That one simple step set in motin dozens of other positive steps. Eric began eating better, had more energy, and grew more sensitized to the joys of everyday life.
You hold in your hands the key to unlocking a healthy, passion-filled life. All the motivation and practical advice you need to train for and finish a triathlon is within these pages.
Four separate training programs to accommodate every fitness level
A complete list of all the gear you need, with money-saving tips on how to get it for less
A 40-minute stretch-and-strenghten workout you can do at home--plus an abbreviated 10-minute workout for those days when you're pressed for time
A complete menu plan with delicious, healthy meal choices to fuel your active body
Strategies to stay motivated and injury-proof your body
Discounts on triathlon gear, race entry fees, travel expenses and lodging
A minute-by-minute guide to your race day
What people are saying - Write a review
Great book for your first TriUser Review - GHBob - Borders
I bought this book several years ago and even though I've participated in well over 20 races, I constantly refer back to it. Triathletes tend to be type A personalities and they over-analyze ... Read full review
Went from Nowhere to Finisher As Promised!User Review - paulaets - Overstock.com
This book took me through the training process for my first sprint triathlon. the Danskin Womens triathlon. I spent 6 weeks training and met my goals to not stop on any leg and to finish all three ... Read full review
20 Great Reasons to Do a Triathlon
Put Your Excuses to Rest
Gear Up without Blowing Your Budget
Your Training Program An Overview
Stretch and Strengthen Your Body
Put It All Together
Fuel Your Active Body