The Triathlete’s Training Guide
The Triathlete’s Training Guide starts with a simple premise: to excel in your athletic goals you need to train with a purpose. Training with a purpose means knowing why you are doing a particular workout and how that workout fits into your overall progression toward your goals. This do-it-yourself guidebook provides you with a complete toolkit to help you train with your end goals in mind. The step-by-step approach outlines a simple method to build your fitness from the ground up and peak for your target races. It shows you how to create a training plan, measure and monitor your training intensity, and schedule your weekly training. As you implement your training, draw from the detailed workout library and training plans included in the book. With chapters dedicated to functional strength training, recovery and nutrition, and key concepts from exercise science, you have everything you need to know to take the guesswork out of training.
Run Smart: Training Tips for Runners
In Run Smart, XTERRA trail run champion and running coach, Adam Hodges, passes along decades of knowledge he has gleaned from competing and coaching in the sport. Topics cover various dimensions of running, including goal setting, mental skills, training principles, warmup protocols, running drills, functional strength, running form, running shoes, nutrition, hydration, recovery, and sleep. Each chapter consists of a concise, self-contained article that addresses a different aspect of a topic, making this book a valuable reference guide for new and experienced runners alike. Whether you run competitively or for fitness, you will find valuable information to help you run smart and take your running to the next level.