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Serious Training for Endurance Athletes SERIOUS Training for Endurance Athletes provides the tools to create training programs and workouts that will pay off in competition Endurance athletes, coaches, and multisport fitness buffs will learn how to design, schedule, execute, and monitor training programs for top results Rob Sleamaker joins with Ray Browning, seven time Ironman Triathlon winner, to produce a much improved version of the highly popular earlier edition You ll learn to set up and manage your personalized training schedule use the S E R I O U S system of training Speed, Endurance, Race pace, Intervals, Overdistance, Up hill Intervals, Strength add variety to your workouts develop a winning nutritional program prepare mentally for races and stay motivated to train and win The authors share their expertise in a fun and informative way, drawing from their own experiences as champions Plus, the book features the latest training advice for running, cycling, mountain biking, swimming, rowing, cross country skiing, cross training, duathlons, and triathlons SERIOUS Training for Endurance Athletes is your guide to high level fitness and performance.

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  • Serious Training for Endurance Athletes
  • Rob Sleamaker
  • Inglés
  • 21 May 2019
  • 0873226445

5 thoughts on “Serious Training for Endurance Athletes

  1. says:

    This is by far the best book on endurance training I ve ever read and applied on my training The training and racing of seven Ironman distance races and one Ultraman race I did was based on this book, I finished all of the races successfully This book was written before the hype of power meters so, if you are expecting anything about it that s not the book for you The SERIOUS training system is based on a heart rate The SERIOUS acronym, it s intensities and durations are very well explained through the book so, even if you are a beginner, you ll sure understand it The examples that the book brings are great for planning your own season.

  2. says:

    I bought this book on the recommendations of customers and I must admit that I wasn t disapointed Sometimes you don t know what you re going to get when everyone gives a book 5 stars Sometimes it s hard to get an unbiased review.I was pleased with the book and what others have said is true I recommend this book to endurance athletes looking for reasons and explanations on why to train a certain way and what it will do for your body in the long run.However, I am a competetive rower and there were few topics that took rowing into account Most of the training is geared towards running cycling triathetes and not specific to rowing as much as I was hoping Also, there is way too little emphasis on resistance training Most of the book is about setting up a mathmatical training plan and says to devote time sparingly to strength training I m not an expert on other sports, but I do know that power through strength training is vital for a strong pull on those oars I suggest devoting time in the SERIOUS formula to weight training in the gym than the book suggests, especially in the early training weeks.As for the rest of the book, it s great, but it takes a LOT of paperwork Fortunately my wife is handy with MS Excel and plotted all the charts for me with forulas that makes it all easy However, without her I know that I would be daunted and discouraged at the task of making all the charts and calculations by hand In a future updated edition I hope that they make one the book should come with a CDROM loaded with all the charts and formulas, or at least a web site link for downloading them In the 21st century it s good practice to have online content and I hope to see it with this great text book.

  3. says:

    If you ever wanted a concrete way to actually do those fitness resolutions to make yourself a lean mean working machine this book is the ticket It is a very inexpensive way to get the best coaching spelled out in an easy to read format If you want to make yourself competitive for any sport this book will explain howand it is a challenge and difficult but isn t that the point

  4. says:

    This is a very good systems design book that details how to develop a best available strategy training program to accomplish a goal you set e.g., run a 50 Minute 10K race in late August I know of no other book so good at letting you set a goal and then derive a fully structured training program for meeting that goal based on current optimization theories regarding load HR , workout duriation, periodization

  5. says:

    I bought and used the first edition way back in the 80s I like the update.

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