Discover Sprint and Olympic Triathlon with Triathlete Magazine’s New Guide

April 10, 2020

Triathlete's Editor and an Olympic Coach Distill the Fundamentals of Short-Course Triathlon

Boulder, CO, USA — April 10, 2020 — In the new Triathlete Guide to Sprint and Olympic Triathlon Racing, uncover the most important aspects of short-course training and racing. Triathlete senior editor and former pro Chris Foster explains the fundamentals, logistics, and training musts for athletes ranging from beginner to advanced—to experience for the first time, or to rediscover, the thrill of sprint and Olympic-distance triathlon racing. Olympian and coach Ryan Bolton provides three 16-week training plans for different levels of athletes to put the principles in action. The Triathlete Guide to Sprint and Olympic Triathlon Racing is available now in bookstores, shops, and online. See more at velopress.com/triguide. 

By pursuing triathlon’s shorter distances, you can enjoy the fitness benefits and unique challenges of short-course, without having to strain your budget, job, or home life. And if you’re an experienced long-course athlete, you can use this book as a way to inject short-course speed and excitement into your tri season. This complete guide is all you need to enjoy successful racing in sprint and Olympic-distance triathlons. Learn how to set a smart race strategy, how to master pacing, how to execute fast transitions, and how to race to your strengths. This guide also includes detailed information on:

  • Gear: To help you figure out what you need and what you don’t
  • Technique: Tips to take your swim, bike, and run to the next level
  • Strength workouts, warm-ups, and drills: For better results with smarter prep
  • Training plans: Three comprehensive plans tailored to ability and experience

Discover the fun of going shorter and faster with this comprehensive guide to short-course triathlon.

The Triathlete Guide to Sprint and Olympic Triathlon Racing

Chris Foster with Ryan Bolton
Paperback with two-color illustrations throughout.
7″ x 9″, 264 pp., $24.95, 9781948007078

Chris Foster is the senior editor at Triathlete magazine, and a former NCAA Division I runner and professional short-course triathlete. He currently lives, works, trains, and coaches high-school cross-country in Los Angeles. Ryan Bolton coaches every level of triathlete and runner, from world-class professionals and Olympians to first-timers. A former collegiate runner, Bolton was also a pro triathlete and was a member of the very first US Olympic team in triathlon in 2000.

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