Dedication, passion, obsession — for serious endurance athletes, coaches, duathletes, and triathletes, the quest for improvement never ends. Knowing they can shave time from previous performances, they seek out the latest in research and training techniques. Championship Triathlon Training provides you with the same advanced conditioning concepts and programming used by today's elite triathletes. By understanding the science behind the principles, you will incorporate physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and injury prevention into your regimen to address your specific needs and the demands of competition.
The principal author, George Dallam, PhD, is the longtime coach of Hunter Kemper, the only U.S. triathlete to have been on all four U.S. Olympic triathlon teams and the top U.S. finisher, twice. Dr. Dallam was the founding member of the National Coaching Commission of USA Triathlon, the sport's national governing body, and was USA Triathlon's first national team coach. In 2005 he was USA Triathlon's Elite Coach of the Year. He is an associate professor of exercise, science, and health promotion at Colorado State University at Pueblo.
As the book’s endorsers say on the back cover:
“In Championship Triathlon Training, George Dallam and Steven Jonas combine the latest research and cutting-edge programming to create the definitive training resource for serious triathletes." Siri Lindley, Two-Time Triathlon World Champion, Winner of 13 World Cup Races, Coach of Olympic Medalists.
“Championship Triathlon Training covers all of the important aspects of triathlon, including those that are often overlooked: strength, nutrition, speed, technique, and mental training. I highly recommend it." Linda Cleveland, MS, CSCS USA Triathlon Coach Development Manager
"By combining experience and science. George Dallam has developed advanced training programs for the world's top-ranked male triathlete. With co-author Steven Jonas, a regular triathlon columnist and expert, George shares those programs in Championship Triathlon Training so that you can benefit from the sport's best."
Gale Bernhardt, multi-published author and Coach of World Championship and Olympic Triathletes
2014 Ordinary Mortals®.
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