100% PP 100%25%20PP
   1,549.00 +    100.00 Delivery charge
  • M.R.P.:    1,899.00
  • You Save:    350.00 (18%)
  • Inclusive of all taxes

Pay on Delivery (Cash/Card) eligible
What is this?
What is Pay on Delivery (Cash/Card)?
Pay on Delivery (Cash/Card) payment method includes Cash on Delivery (COD) as well as Debit card / Credit card / Net banking payments at your doorstep.
Sold and fulfilled by Bookswagon (4.1 out of 5 | 1,477 ratings).
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
   1,534.00
   105.00 Delivery charge
Sold by: Sunrise Book store
List & Earn Rs.250* extra. Available in Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad. Sell on Local Finds.
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more.
See all 15 images

Well-Built Triathlete: Turning Potential into Performance Paperback – 29 May 2014


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from
Paperback
   1,549.00
   1,534.00
click to open popover

Special offers and product promotions

  • 5% Instant Discount with HDFC Credit and Debit EMI Here's how (terms and conditions apply)
  • Get 10% cashback up to Rs.50 using BHIM UPI or Rupay ATM cards, debit cards or credit cards. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 15 days. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)
  • Get 50% cashback up to Rs.100 on your first ever online payment on Amazon.in. Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders.  Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 15 days. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)

Product description

Review

"The Well-Built Triathlete is an in-depth manual full of the tools and tips that helped me go from a perennial age grouper to a professional triathlete." - Meredith Kessler, professional triathlete "Elite coach Matt Dixon shares his approach for what it takes to create a well-rounded athlete who continues to improve year after year." - Triathlete magazine "Well built" refers to Dixon's long-term and comprehensive approach toward athleticism, going well beyond the standard training programs, and outlining a great deal on nutrition, recovery, and strength and conditioning. The book gives the reader a framework for performance." - USA Triathlon magazine "Triathletes frustrated by poor performance despite long hours of endurance training will want to get their hands on The Well-Built Triathlete." - Triathlon Magazine Canada "Dixon gifts the reader with a wealth of knowledge he accumulated over years of training and study as a pro triathlete, coach and exercise physiologist...Dixon delivers new insight into training zones and the importance of nutrition and recovery; often overlooked or undervalued by the masses of age groupers. If you are in the market for any kind of athletic improvement, we highly recommend you give them your full attention." - TriEdge.net "One of the things that has struck me most about Matt Dixon and his coaching philosophy is his emphasis on quality over quantity. Many coaches load on volume and training hours, whereas Matt is able to create superior performances from his athletes on few hours of training. This translates into better overall quality of sessions, more time to recover, and more time for healthier life balance. His philosophy is one that I admire greatly." - Sarah Piampiano, professional triathlete "Matt Dixon taught me to not view my training in isolation but rather implement a holistic focus where my program was planned in the context of maintaining a healthy body, happy family, and fulfilling life. Not only have my performances drastically improved, but also my entire triathlon experience has become far more enjoyable." - Tim Reed, professional triathlete

From the Back Cover

“Matt Dixon remains at the forefront of the sport, a beacon to the rapidly expanding triathlon world.” —Meredith Kessler, pro triathlete & Ironman champion

Training • Recovery • Nutrition • Strength

Coach Matt Dixon is in the business of developing world champion triathletes. With 150 championships and podium finishes in Ironman® and Ironman 70.3® events over the past five years, purplepatch pros are proving over and over again that he knows how to draw out performance. But Dixon will be the first to tell you that his pros don’t train according to the conventional methods.

In The Well-Built Triathlete, Dixon upends the myths with which triathletes have been indoctrinated and spells out a better way to train for swim-bike-run. His progressive training program is grounded in the belief that performance is supported by four equally crucial pillars—training, recovery, nutrition, and strength—that must all be developed together. When any one of these pillars is underdeveloped, athletes fall short of their potential.

The Well-Built Triathlete begins with a thorough self-assessment that will identify imbalances that threaten performance. Then Dixon’s groundbreaking book on triathlon training supplies the tools you need to tap your full potential:

  • Guidelines and protocols to improve training consistency and recovery
  • No-nonsense advice on triathlon nutrition, fueling, and hydration
  • Functional strength tests and exercises to launch a strength training program that builds resiliency
  • Sample training blocks for every phase of training as well as Olympic-, half-Ironman-, and Ironman-distance race prep
  • Workout sessions to evolve swimming, cycling, and running fitness over multiple seasons

The Well-Built Triathlete is your guide to implementing Matt Dixon’s winning purplepatch program and uncovering superior performance year after year.

Matt Dixon, MSc, is an exercise physiologist and an elite triathlon coach. He is founder and president of purplepatch fitness, a fitness and coaching company that caters to triathletes and endurance enthusiasts of all levels, from world champions to beginners.

See all Product description

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: VeloPress; 1st edition, 2014 edition (12 June 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1937715116
  • ISBN-13: 978-1937715113
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 2.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,47,305 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars 80 reviews
Jim
2.0 out of 5 starsanother "almost"how to triathlon book, but falls short
29 December 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
113 people found this helpful.
Gary
5.0 out of 5 starsNo "almost" about it! Great book.
13 September 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
11 people found this helpful.
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsThis is the best triathlon book for age-group athletes I have ever read
13 March 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
6 people found this helpful.
W.E. Polis
4.0 out of 5 starsGreat book for the inquiring triathlon
14 February 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
joey young
5.0 out of 5 starsArrived in great condition
24 September 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?