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Triathlon Training for Dummies

3.34  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before and during the race. ...more
ebook, 364 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by For Dummies
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David Roberts
Oct 31, 2013 David Roberts rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book I read to research this post was Triathlon Training For Dummies by Deidre Pitney et al which is an excellent book which I bought from kindle. This book is primarily for novices looking to enter their first triathlon for which it recommends doing a sprint event which if you are a good athlete you can do in 1 1/2 hours although some take up to 4 hours to complete. It's also of interest to those looking to up the type of triathlon they do and the ironman events cover more than 140 miles an ...more
Lance Schonberg
I’ve read a few “for Dummies” books over the years, and while some have been better than others, they’re usually at least reasonably good introductory texts on whatever subject it is you’re looking at.

Triathlon Training for Dummies is, like most (all?) Dummies books, targeted towards novices, people who have never really even contemplated a triathlon before. Actually, it goes a little further than that, giving you an introduction to swimming, running, and cycling before it puts things together t
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Malin Friess
Aug 17, 2011 Malin Friess rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Full neck to wrist to ankle wetsuits are required for water 60 degrees or below...
Aero-bars are not all that necessary
It takes a full 30 weeks to prepare for an ironman
A breastroke after 5 freestyle strokes would have helped me to sight the turns better and keep me from zig-zagging
Heather
Mar 03, 2009 Heather rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoy the dummis series of books. his one is a good all around book, complete with training programs if you need them.
Jesse Spevack
Triathlong Training for Dummies was a useful resource. After reading the book, I feel like I have direction with my training.
Wilson
Feb 10, 2013 Wilson rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Just casue I failedde.
Bekah Raymond
Great book although the information was more for stronger athletes. Lots of training logs and fun stories though.
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Jul 30, 2013 Justme rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
very helpful
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