The Triathlete's Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes. Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon.
Joe has completely rewritten this new 4th Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever.
The Triathlete's Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day.
With this new edition, Joe will guide you to develop your own personalized triathlon training program and:
· become a better swimmer, cyclist, and runner
· train with the right intensity and volume
· gain maximum fitness from every workout
· make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining
· adapt your training plan based on your progress and conflicts
· build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training
· improve body composition with smarter nutrition
The Triathlete's Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport.
What's New in the Fourth Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible? Coach Joe Friel started writing the fourth edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible with a blank page: the entire book is new. The science and sport of triathlon have changed much since the previous edition released. This new edition adds emphasis to personalizing training plans, incorporates new power meter techniques for cycling and running, improves on the skill development techniques, updates the strength training approach, speeds recovery for busy athletes, and cuts through the noisy volume of training data to focus athletes on the numbers that mean the most to better performance. See Joe Friel's blog or VeloPress for an expanded summary of improvements to this fourth edition.
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.
Joe Friel is the most trusted endurance sports coach in the world. He is the best-selling author of The Triathlete s Training Bible, The Cyclist s Training Bible, Fast After 50, Going Long, Your Best Triathlon, The Power Meter Handbook, and Your First Triathlon. His TrainingBible Coaching service is one of the most successful and respected in endurance sports.
Joe has trained endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in triathlon, duathlon, road cycling, and mountain biking.
He is an elite-certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling coach and holds a master s degree in exercise science. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry. He has also been active in business as the founder of Ultrafit, an association of coaching businesses; TrainingPeaks, a web-based software company; and TrainingBible Coaching.