A comprehensive program to take anyone from treadmill junkie to triathlete in under two monthsTriathlete. The word invokes pure athleticism and a sexy, toned, and ripped body. Everyone wants to be at that high level of fitness, but few know how to reach it.7 Weeks to a Triathlontakes readers step-by-step through every stage of training so they can successfully compete in a real triathlon in a matter of weeks.
7 Weeks to a Triathlondelivers exercise plans to do every morning, afternoon, or evening so readers can quickly gain the strength and stamina needed to complete any length triathlon from Sprint or Standard races to Long Course and Iron Man challenges. The authors teach the skills needed for each of the three elements of a triathlon—biking, running and swimming. What's the right running pace to set at the beginning of a 10k? When is the best time to breathe during freestyle stroke? Which bike gear is ideal for tackling that daunting 50% grade?Ideal for novice or experienced athletes alike,7 Weeks to a Triathlonaddresses the unique challenges that must be overcome in these multifaceted races. The program also informs readers about specific diet and nutrition plans and additional strength-training exercises that will complete the body's transformation.
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