This book was extremely interesting! I was so absorbed in it, that I finished it the day after I found it! I am really glad I did find it, and am sorry I even hesitated to read it in the first place. Crutcher puts you right in Bo's shoes, and you feel like you have to stand by him right until the last words.
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This covers every facet of preparing for a triathlon in a logical, easy-to-follow progression. The book has four parts. "Getting Started" covers the basics including the physical, financial and social demands, and considers proper clothing and equipment. "Biomechanics" helps the athlete perfect his/her form, prevent injuries and reduce race times. "Training" demonstrates how to develop a schedule, and provides and overview of the changes in the body, and advises on nutrition and psychology. "Competing and More" gives the strategies necessary for a successful race day or week.
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This text devotes extensive coverage to all three disciplines involved in the triathlon. John Mora gives specialist training tips and tactics for the differing stages and covers how to train simultaneously for all three. He also gives advice on how to plan for a race, and equipment needed.
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