Swim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and Endurance by Gale BernhardtSwim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and Endurance by Gale Bernhardt

Swim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and Endurance

byGale Bernhardt, Nick Hansen

Paperback | May 2, 2011

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It's no secret: most triathletes are weak swimmers. Improving your swim will make you a faster, more confident triathlete, and you'll enjoy your time in the water.

Swim Workouts for Triathletes, 2nd Ed.will help you develop real swimming speed. This waterproof book of 75 swim workouts provides the structure, variety, and drills triathletes need to become more efficient and faster swimmers. Each workout is designed around a specific goal--endurance, speed, form, muscular endurance, or anaerobic endurance--making it easy to prepare for events of different distances and improve all-around swimming skill.

Supplement your current training plan with these workouts or use one of the book's four swim training plans to prepare for triathlon's most popular swim distances. You'll improve your efficiency and feel for the water with illustrated technique drills. New 30-minute workouts help slower swimmers or those with limited pool time get up to speed.

Swim Workouts for Triathletesmeans no more swimming in circles. Take this waterproof book to the pool with you, and you'll be swimming real workouts that will make you a faster swimmer and a better triathlete.

Gale Bernhardt is one of a handful of USA Triathlon World Cup coaches and has coached athletes in two Olympic Games. She traveled to Athens, Greece as the 2004 USA Triathlon Olympic Coach for both the men's and women's triathlon teams. This honor was in addition to the selection by USA Triathlon as the 2003 Pan American Games Coach for...
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Title:Swim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and EnduranceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 6.86 × 5.68 × 0.81 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:VeloPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934030759

ISBN - 13:9781934030752

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“There’s no need to leave Swim Workouts for Triathletes home as the waterproof pages will survive countless trips to the pool deck.” — USA Triathlon Life magazine“Swim Workouts for Triathletes is full of workouts that will make it easy to prepare for any race and improve all-around swimming skills.” — 3/GO magazine“This book is made to go to the pool.” — Competitor magazine“Swim Workouts for Triathletes has given me workouts that are perfect for triathlon training in a structure that allows me to match them with my race goals… Exceptionally easy to take straight to the pool.” — TriEssential“How many triathletes look at the swim as just a giant obstacle course before the real race begins? Gale Bernhardt and Nick Hansen offer a good solution to that problem through the release of the second edition of Swim Workouts for Triathletes. The book links training objectives with workouts in the water that will drive improved performance at your "A" race this season.” — TriJuice