Triathlon Anatomy

Triathlon Anatomy


By (author) Mark Klion, By (author) Troy Jacobson

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 176mm x 252mm x 14mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 10 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 1450421385
  • ISBN 13: 9781450421386
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 54 colour illustrations, 193 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 85,702

Product description

Discover what it takes to maximize multisport strength, power, speed and endurance. "Triathlon Anatomy" shows how to improve performance by increasing muscular strength and optimizing the efficiency of every movement. "Triathlon Anatomy" features 82 of the most effective multisport exercises with step-by-step descriptions and full colour anatomical illustrations highlighting the muscles in action. It places the reader at the starting line and into the throes of competition by fundamentally linking each exercise to multisport performance. It explains how to strengthen muscles and increase stamina for running across various terrains, cycling steep inclines and swimming in open water. It shows how to modify exercises to target specific areas, reduce muscle tension and minimize common injuries. Best of all, it shows how to put it all together to develop a training programme based on individual needs and goals. This is an inside look at triathlon training.

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Author information

Mark Klion, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He serves as the medical co-director for the New York City Triathlon and Toughman Half Ironman and is the orthopedic consultant for the US Triathlon Academy and Foundation bicycle team. Troy Jacobson has been a leader in the field of triathlon coaching since 1992. He is the owner of Lifesports, Inc., an endurance multisport coaching company and is recognized as a pioneer in developing and marketing online coaching services.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Triathlete in Motion; Chapter 2. Cardio Training; Chapter 3. Creating a Customized Training Plan; Chapter 4. Arms; Chapter 5. Shoulders; Chapter 6. Chest; Chapter 7. Core; Chapter 8. Back and Neck; Chapter 9. Legs; Chapter 10. Whole Body Training; Chapter 11. Injury Prevention.