Swim Workouts for Triathletes
- Triathletes and distance swimmers can become faster using this waterproof book of 132 freestyle swim workouts. Each workout from Olympic triathlon coach Gale Bernhardt and USA Swimming National Team coach Nick Hansen focuses on improving one of seven swimming abilitie, endurance, speed, form, force, muscular endurance, muscular endurance for Ironman-distance swims, and anaerobic endurance.
Triathletes looking for structured swim workouts or more variety in the pool can easily use these workouts with any existing training plan, especially if they are training with plans from Bernhardt or Joe Friel. Triathletes who need help in the pool can focus on one swimming ability to eliminate their personal swimming weaknesses.
Workouts in a Binder: Swim Workouts for Triathletes features:
clear descriptions of swim drills and workout codes
tips on how to modify workouts for short- and long-course race distances
test workouts to measure progress
10 workouts to prepare for the Ironman swim
a ready-made swim workout plan plus guidelines to create your own plan
Each workout features an alternate, shortened version of the main set to accommodate swimmers who are preparing for sprint or Olympic races or those who are pressed for time.
5' x 7', 96 pp., $29.95, 9781931382205