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7 Weeks to a Triathlon: The Complete Day-by-Day Program to Train for Your First Race or Improve Your Fastest Time Paperback – August 14, 2012
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Mark Wilson, Race Director of HITS Triathlon Series
"This book is a must-read textbook for the success of all new triathletes. For established athletes, the priceless "pro" tips and information are critical for ramping up their efficiency and effectiveness to reach a new personal best."
Frank Sole, Masters Swim Coach - Sole Swim Solutions
About the Author
Brett has written 7 Weeks to Getting Ripped, 7 Weeks to a Triathlon, Ultimate Obstacle Race Training, Ultimate Jump Rope Workouts, 7 Weeks to 300 Sit-Ups, 7 Weeks to 50 Pull-Ups and more!
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Top Customer Reviews
What I was able to learn:
1. This is possible even for a somewhat fit 41 year old like myself whom can't swim, bike or run.
2. The goal is finishing not "winning".
3. I liked the training program and not having to think about what to do next to get in shape for each leg of the triathlon.
4. How to prepare for the race day and what to expect.
As a beginner preparing for my first triathlon I found 7 Weeks an invaluable guide to training and preparing for a triathlon. It eased my fears and gave me the sense that even at my age and fitness level that in only 7 weeks by following the program I could finish a triathlon and finally be able to talk some fitness trash to my buddies.
A must have for those beginners like myself to get over your training anxieties and give you the courage and belief that you too can complete a triathlon.
- training plans are spot on for beginners and advanced athletes
- race day checklist is a great way to calm the nerves for your first race
- the pro tips are great!
- no middle ground advice for an intermediate athlete
- effort in each workout isn't discussed (although it is a nice skill to hone learning paces on your own)
- IMHO too much time spent on cross training
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is a good introduction to the sport of triathlon for those wondering what it takes to compete in one. Read morePublished 15 months ago by steve horwood
Very insightful. I picked this up after having completed two events and found it to be a good read, solid guidance, and really appreciated the tone in the writing... Read morePublished 17 months ago by D. Heinkel
I like how positive the entire book was. I also really liked how everything and everything is laid out for you. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Joseph Marino
This will get you started in the sport. An easy read! The workout plans are straightforward. This helped motivate me to get in shape for my first tri. There are helpful tips. Read morePublished on October 30, 2013 by Lady Demmon
This quick read and easy to follow schedule calmed my fears as I prepare for my first triathlon. I like that it has a second training pattern for me to follow for when I want to... Read morePublished on August 28, 2013 by Christin
Complete with a training program, a checklist for race day and personal testimonials, this book helped me prepare for my first triathlon!Published on March 19, 2013 by Alicia Trinkle