Looking for the best Triathlon Training books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.
- The Triathlete’s Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed. (2016)
- 80/20 Triathlon: Discover the Breakthrough Elite-Training Formula for Ultimate Fitness and Performance at All Levels (2018)
- Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance (2015)
- Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon (2017)
- Triathlete Magazine’s Essential Week-by-Week Training Guide: Plans, Scheduling Tips, and Workout Goals for Triathletes of All Levels (2006)
- Triathlon For Beginners: Everything you need to know about training, nutrition, kit, motivation, racing, and much more (2012)
- IronFit Triathlon Training for Women: Training Programs and Secrets for Success in all Triathlon Distances (2015)
- Your First Triathlon, 2nd Ed.: Race-Ready in 5 Hours a Week (2012)
- Triathlon for the Every Woman: You Can Be a Triathlete. Yes. You. (2019)
- IronFit Secrets for Half Iron-Distance Triathlon Success: Time-Efficient Training For Triathlon’s Most Popular Distance (2014)
- The Triathlete’s Training Bible (2009)
- Your First Triathlon Guide: Do Your First Triathlon in 100 Days or Less (2018)
- Triathlon Training in 4 Hours a Week: From Beginner to Finish Line in Just 6 Weeks (2015)
Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon.Joe has completely rewritten this new 4th Edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever.
80/20 Triathlon: Discover the Breakthrough Elite-Training Formula for Ultimate Fitness and Performance at All Levels (2018)
Cutting-edge research has proven that triathletes and other endurance athletes experience their greatest performance when they do 80 percent of their training at low intensity and the remaining 20 percent at moderate to high intensity.
Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance (2015)
Strength Training for Triathletes offers a comprehensive strength training program for triathlon that will help triathletes build power, speed, and muscular endurance for faster racing over any race distance.
Developed for busy professionals with demanding schedules, the Fast-Track Triathlete program makes your PR possible in Ironman®, Ironman 70.3®, Rev3, and Challenge triathlon in about 10 hours a week. Training for long-course triathlons once demanded 15-20 hours each week―on top of work, family, travel and other time commitments. For many, preparing for long-distance triathlon is more challenging than the race itself.
Triathlete Magazine’s Essential Week-by-Week Training Guide: Plans, Scheduling Tips, and Workout Goals for Triathletes of All Levels (2006)
From Triathlete magazine – the most popular and extensivesource for triathlon information – comes this guidebook of weeklytraining plans for triathletes of all skill levels.
Triathlon For Beginners: Everything you need to know about training, nutrition, kit, motivation, racing, and much more (2012)
Are you thinking about getting into triathlon or doing your first race? Have you finished a couple of races and are keen to improve your time? Do you find the whole sport daunting and confusing? Are you a little intimidated by everybody else who looks like they know what they are doing?
IronFit Triathlon Training for Women: Training Programs and Secrets for Success in all Triathlon Distances (2015)
Providing exactly what the fastest growing segment of the triathlon world yearns for, Melanie and Don Fink have created a complete training guide for women triathletes with highly efficient, easy-to-follow, multi-distance training programs. Women encounter all the same challenges as men in their triathlon training and racing, but there are a host of issues unique to them, issues about which most men don’t have a clue.
Friel has helped hundreds of thousands of people to enjoy the challenges of triathlon with his clear and comprehensive TrainingBible method. Your First Triathlon simplifies all the principles of Friel’s training approach for newcomers who want a simple, no-nonsense way to train for triathlon.
When Meredith Atwood first shared her journey from tired, overworked wife and mom to successful triathlete, her story resonated with women everywhere, online at her SwimBikeMom blog and in the first edition of Triathlon for the Every Woman.
IronFit Secrets for Half Iron-Distance Triathlon Success: Time-Efficient Training For Triathlon’s Most Popular Distance (2014)
Why is the Half Iron-Distance the most popular triathlon distance? Because it is the perfect length for busy athletes with demanding career and family responsibilities. Full Iron-Distance races require such painstaking planning and sacrifice that it’s difficult to keep life in balance. The Half Iron-Distance is accessible, while remaining challenging.
The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive reference available to triathletes.Based on Joe Friel’s proven, science-based methodology and his 28 years of coaching experience, The Triathlete’s Training Bible has equipped hundreds of thousands of triathletes for success in the sport.
Your First Triathlon Guide: Do Your First Triathlon in 100 Days or Less (2018)
Written to take the mystique off of triathlons, Your First Triathlon Guide shares everything that seasoned triathletes wish someone had told them when they were starting out. A start-to-finish guide, complete with a training plan, Your First Triathlon will put you on pace to do your first race in 100 days, or about 3 months.
Triathlons are more popular today than ever before, but for many the idea of training for a triathlon can seem daunting. In this completely updated, revised edition, triathlon champion Eric Harr shows you how to eat healthfully and effectively train for a triathlon in just 4 hours a week over the course of 6 weeks.
Best Triathlon Training Books: The Ultimate Collection
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80/20 Triathlon: Discover the Breakthrough Elite-Training Formula for Ultimate Fitness and Performance at All Levels
Author(s): Matt Fitzgerald, David Warden
ID: 2266418, Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books, Year: 2018, Size: 74 Mb, Format: epub
Triathlon Training Handbook
Author(s): Terri Schneider
ID: 2788646, Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub
IronFit's Everyman Triathlons Time-Efficient Training for Short Course Triathlons
Author(s): Fink, Don; Fink , Melanie
ID: 2914548, Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.