The Woman Triathlete

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Polish your technique and fine-tune your training. The Woman Triathlete is the sport's premier resource, customized to meet your specific needs.

Current Her Sports and former Triathlete editor in chief Christina Gandolfo assembled an all-star cast of female triathletes and coaches. Barb Lindquist teaches swim technique. Bettina Younge explains how to maximize efficiency on the bike. Heather Fuhr offers insights for striding ahead of the competition on the run. Gale Bernhardt, Siri Lindley, and Lori Bowden present a complete blueprint for excelling in sprint, Olympic, and long-distance races.

Expert advice on equipment, nutrition, and a host of other topics ensures you'll find targeted information on each topic. Written by women for women, this book is both a comprehensive and personal guide to becoming the best and fastest triathlete you can be.\

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Christina Gandolfo is the editor in chief of Her Sports magazine and the former editor in chief of Triathlete magazine."Wendy Ingraham Four-time Ironman champion " She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from San Diego State University and has more than 14 years of publishing experience.
As a sports journalist, Gandolfo has covered triathlon across four continents. She has also written for several endurance sports publications, including Outside Magazine, and regularly.

An avid triathlete and distance runner, Gandolfo resides in San Diego, California.

About The Contributors
Lisa Bentley is a professional triathlete, seven-time Ironman champion, and four-time top-10 finisher at the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championship. She lives and trains in Caledon, Ontario, Canada.

Bonnie Berk is a registered nurse, master personal fitness trainer, registered yoga teacher, and founder of the award-winning Motherwell maternity fitness programs, which are offered by prestigious health and fitness facilities in the United States and abroad. She also developed the U.S. Army's physical fitness program for pregnant soldiers. Berk has a degree in health education and is completing a master's degree in health science and wellness.
Gale Bernhardt served as the 2004 Olympic men's and women's triathlon team coach, as well as the 2003 Pan Am Games coach. She is the author of Training Plans for Multisport Athletes, The Female Cyclist: Gearing Up a Level, and Workouts in a Binder for Triathletes. Bernhardt is an elite-certified coach by USA Cycling and USA Triathlon.
Lori Bowden is a professional Canadian triathlete and a two-time Hawaii Ironman World Triathlon champion with 12 career Ironman victories worldwide. She has finished four Ironman races in sub 9 hours.
Kimberly Brown, M.S., R.D. is a registered sports dietitian and Ironman triathlete. She is a regular contributor to Triathlete magazine and Her Sports. Brown lives in San Diego, California.

Linda Buchanan is one of the early figures in women's professional triathlon and a two-time world champion (1983 and 1986). She holds a master's degree in sports psychology.

Libby Burrell served as the U.S. triathlon team leader for the 2004 Olympics and is the director of the USA triathlon national teams program. A native of South Africa, she served as the country's 2000 Olympic triathlon team coach and is the former head of the sport science, physical education, and recreation department at the University of the Western Cape in Bellville, South Africa. Burrell holds a master's degree in sport science.
Britt Caling is a full-time physiotherapist who works with Triathlon Australia and their Junior Elite Team for the World Triathlon Championships, and serves as a consultant lecturer for the University of Queensland physiotherapy department. In 2003 she traveled to France as physiotherapist to the Australian Institute of Sport for the European Triathlon Training Camp. Britt lives on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Liz Dobbins is a triathlon coach, director of women's services at the National Triathlon Academy, and a member of USA Triathlon's women's commission. A long-time competitive age-group triathlete, Dobbins holds a silver medal in world championship long-course racing.
Heather Fuhr is a 13-time Ironman champion and the 1997 Ironman Triathlon World Champion. Her Ironman marathon personal record of 2:51, set at the 1998 Ironman

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"I wish I had this resource when I first started triathlon. It would have saved me from learning the hard way. The Woman Triathlete is chock-full of valuable advice from some of the most respected women in the sport.""
Karen Smyers
Coach and professional triathlete
4-time World Champion Triathlete, mom

""Gandolfo has been an astute observer of the triathlon scene for almost 10 years, and she has assembled an amazing list of competitors.""
Wendy Ingraham
Four-time Ironman champion

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