The Triathlete's Training Diary

The Triathlete's Training Diary

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By (author) Joe Friel

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  • Publisher: VELOPRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 260 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 224mm x 33mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Boulder
  • ISBN 10: 1934030074
  • ISBN 13: 9781934030073
  • Sales rank: 73,210

Product description

"The VeloPress Training Diaries" are the best way for cyclists and triathletes to consolidate training data, track progress, redefine goals throughout the season, and record the way their bodies respond from day to day. Designed as companions to Joe Friel's "Training Bibles", the new editions make space for every training detail, with charts to organise race results and fitness indicators, physiological test results, and more. With a training log that's personalised, portable, and easy to review and update, athletes can gain new insights into their performance.Designed with collaboration from cyclists and coaches, this next generation of training diaries will make it easier than ever to record and interpret every component of cycling and multisport training. Coach Joe Friel gives athletes a through introduction to the essential details of training and keeping a log. For athletes who are designing their own annual training schedule, he provides a guide to planning the entire season.With a year of undated weekly spreads, these diaries are the most comprehensive training logs available with space for: every training detail, from weather conditions to resting heart rate and daily nutrition; charts to organise race results and fitness indicators; physiological test results such as VO2max and lactate threshold; power meter data and weekly race results specific to cycling; and, two-a-day workouts and weekly summary data specific to triathlon.

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Joe Friel's TrainingBible Coaching company is one of the most respected and successful in endurance sports. Joe has been training endurance athletes since 1980, including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in road cycling, mountain biking, triathlon, and duathlon. Joe is an elite certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coach and holds a master's degree in exercise science. Joe is a featured columnist for "VeloNews "and "Inside Triathlon" magazines and his articles and interviews appear in dozens of national and international magazines, newspapers, and websites. Joe conducts training and racing seminars around the world and online 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, Training Peaks, a web-based software company, and Training Bible Coaching.

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Whatever your goals as a triathlete, you need a place to record your workouts and the way your body responds to training from day to day. "The Triathlete's Training Diary" will help you make every workout count. Joe Friel, triathlon's most accomplished coach, guides you through the essential details of logging your progress toward your goals. If you are designing your own annual plan, Joe provides instructions for mapping out each training block and season. Use this diary to: Monitor daily vital signs -- sleep, fatigue, stress, and soreness -- to protect against overtrainingPlan a full calendar year of training and racing on a fold-out spreadRecord every detail of each swim, bike, run, crosstraining, and strength workout, with space for multiple workouts and weekly and monthly summariesHighlight your accomplishments by tracking race results "The Triathlete's Training Diary" is the ultimate training companion. It will help you identify patterns in your performance and give you valuable insight on when to push harder and when to back off, making you a smarter faster triathlete.