The Time-Crunched Triathlete

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  • Copyright: 2010-11-01
  • Publisher: Velopress
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The Time-Crunched Triathletepresents a fast-paced triathlon training program that delivers competitive speed without the time demands of conventional approaches. In as few as 8 hours a week, triathletes can develop the speed and endurance they need to be competitive in triathlon, from sprint to half-iron distance races. Drawing upon principles refined while coaching busy endurance athletes, Chris Carmichael shows triathletes how to build fitness in three sports on a realistic schedule that fits into their busy professional and personal lives. Complete with training plans, case studies, nutritional guidelines, and success stories,The Time-Crunched Triathleteis the book active working professionals and parents have been waiting for.

Author Biography

Chris Carmichael was an Olympian and a professional cyclist before becoming a renowned coach and best-selling author. He has coached 7-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong since 1990, was recognized as the U.S. Olympic Committee Coach of the Year, and was inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame in 2003.

Jim Rutberg is the editorial director and a coach for Carmichael Training Systems and co-author, with Chris Carmichael, of the New York Times best-seller The Ultimate Ride (2003), Chris Carmichael’s Food for Fitness (2004), and 5 Essentials for a Winning Life (2006).

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xiii
A Fresh Outlook for Triathlonp. 1
The Science of the Time-Crunched Triathlete Programp. 21
Control and Insight: Monitoring Your Trainingp. 65
Integrated Nutrition for Superior Performancep. 113
Workouts and Training Programsp. 149
Racing to Your Strengthsp. 221
Stepping Up to 70.3p. 241
Strength Training on Limited Timep. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 287
Pace Ranges for CTS Running Workoutsp. 289
Pace Ranges for CTS Swimming Workoutsp. 293
Referencesp. 299
Indexp. 305
About the Authorsp. 313
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