Following the success of the first three "7 Weeks" books, this book tackles one of the great sports challenges anyone can embark upon, a triathlon, in just 7 weeks of training. It's simple, daily schedule for 7 weeks allows readers to go from a basic fitness level to athlete. It is a comprehensive program to take anyone from treadmill junkie to triathlete in under two months. Triathlete. The word invokes pure athleticism and a sexy, toned, and ripped body. Everyone wants to be at that high level of fitness, but few know how to reach it. "7 Weeks to a Triathlon" takes readers step-by-step through every stage of training so they can successfully compete in a real triathlon in a matter of weeks. "7 Weeks to a Triathlon" delivers exercise plans to do every morning, afternoon, or evening so readers can quickly gain the strength and stamina needed to complete any length triathlon from Sprint or Standard races to Long Course and Iron Man challenges. The authors teach the skills needed for each of the three elements of a triathlon - biking, running and swimming. What's the right running pace to set at the beginning of a 10k? When is the best time to breathe during freestyle stroke?
Which bike gear is ideal for tackling that daunting 50 per cent grade? Ideal for novice or experienced athletes alike, "7 Weeks to a Triathlon" addresses the unique challenges that must be overcome in these multifaceted races. The program also informs readers about specific diet and nutrition plans and additional strength-training exercises that will complete the body's transformation.
"There are so many benefits to becoming a triathlete --maintaining a healthy lifestyle, gaining confidence in yourself, accomplishing personal goals and meeting some incredible people along the way. The sport of triathlon is a journey and this book is a great resource to guide you." - 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
Brett Stewart is a personal trainer and author of 7 Weeks to 50 Pull-ups and 7 Weeks to Getting Ripped. He lives in Phoenix, AZ. Lewis Elliot is a professional triathlete. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.