Philadelphia Triathletes, look no further. I am the person you want to speak with about triathlon'ing. Ok maybe not. But I have done a few and am gearing up for an Ironman in '09. Who's in?? Note - the picture is of Michael Nutter and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
"Hi all, here's my two cents, specifically for those new to 70.3s or full IMs. If you have the time and $, I'd use more than one resource and over time you'll find what works best for you. Start with Friel's Training Bible, as you…"
"Active.com has the 13 weeks to a 13 hour Iron Man in their training plans section. costs about $44 i believe. I know someone whwo used this and said it was great. They also have other distances there also. The workouts look very doable too."
"I don't remember the author but it's a 24 week Ironman training program. I used it for IM FL and felt very prepared. I will warn you that it is high volume but you might be able to par it down. I got it from Amazon for about $20-$30.…"
"Gale Bernhardt's: "Training Plans for Multisport Athletes: Your Essential Guide to Triathlon, Duathlon, Xterra, Ironman & Endurance Racing"
Don Fink's: "Be Iron-Fit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate…"
"What are you looking for in a book? There are plenty of books I could recommend. Are you looking for a training plan, general guidance, something specific to Ironman or just triathlon in general?
Off the top of my head: Going Long, The…"