Velopress The Perfect Distance - Training For Long-Course Triathlon
The Perfect Distance - Training For Long-Course TriathlonAuthor Tom Rodgers has developed real-time software and training systems to measure the performance of astronauts aboard NASA's International Space Station. "The Perfect Distance" puts that expertise to use in a step-by-step program of preparation and training for triathletes. Packed with technique and drills and built on the proven Ultrafit platform, this is the first book to equip triathletes for the long course. Half-Ironman races are the fastest-growing distance in triathlon and a pivotal stepping stone toward the sport's ultimate challenge — the Ironman. The book outlines every facet of effective preparation for a long-course event. There are making smart nutrition decisions, strength training, and overcoming injuries — accompanied by clear charts and tables throughout. Extensive appendices featuring workouts for swim, bike, run, key training sessions, and indoor training make "The Perfect Distance" an authoritative, one-stop resource for novices and seasoned trainers alike.
About the author: Tom Rodgers trained astronauts for physiology experiments aboard NASA's International Space Station using training sytems and software that he developed to measure VO2max, respiratory quotient, bone density, and muscle mass before turning his attention to triathlon. Tom Rodgers is now a USAT certified coach and accomplished triathlete.