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Going long

Author: Joe Friel; Gordon Byrn
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Velo, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition
Presents drills, workouts, and a strength training program to improve techniques and build endurance to compete in an ironman triathlon.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Friel; Gordon Byrn
ISBN: 9781934030066 1934030066
OCLC Number: 976184801
Notes: Previous ed.: 2003.
Cover subtitle: Training for ironman-distance triathlons.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Getting started --
1. The Iron journey --
2. Approaches to training --
3. Understanding fitness --
4. Equipment) --
pt. II. Ironman training (5. Training overview --
6. Training for the swim --
7. Training for the bike --
8. Training for the run) --
pt. III. Beyond the basics (9. Strength training --
10. Nutrition : the fourth discipline --
11. Training the mind --
12. Case studies) --
pt. IV. Finishing strong (13. Recovery and wellness --
14. Peaking for your Ironman --
15. Racing long) --
Epilogues --
Appendix A. Defining your training zones by sport ; Appendix B. Testing and warm-up protocols ; Appendix C. Swimming glossary ; Appendix D. Brick workouts.
Responsibility: Joe Friel, Gordon Byrn.


A guide to racing Ironman-distance triathlons. It prepares triathletes, from the working age-grouper to the podium contender, for success in triathlon's ultimate endurance event. It contains  Read more...


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"An in-depth guide to succeeding at Iron-distance triathlon. Ideal for anyone looking to life his or her game to the next level." -- Triathlete magazine"Going Long is a valuable read for any Read more...

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