This is the latest triathlon-specific weight training guide that contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility and abdominal exercises. Written by Ben Greenfield – top athlete about to turn pro, coach and author – the book features year- round programmes to help increase strength, speed, endurance and stamina.
Used properly this will improve your performance and results, and help prevent injuries and eliminate fatigue. Whether you’re a relative newcomer or a seasoned veteran working your body and core will pay dividends. Within the book Greenfield covers the basics of weight training, explains the importance of warming and up and cooling down, and tells you how to breathe while performing the exercises. He also goes on to talk about nutrition, supplementation and meal planning. The picture sequences of the exercises in the book are easy to follow and many can be performed at home with just a mat and an exercise ball. The Ultimate Guide is among the best and most up to date tri-specific weight training books we have seen.