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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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From the Publisher:

"The information [in this book] is well-organized and can prove to be a great asset in your training program if you are a serious athlete."

Fitness and Sports Review International

"Whether your aspirations are to pursue endurance sports at the local level or to become a world champion, SERIOUS Training for Serious Athletes is a marvelous resource for analyzing, evaluating, and critiquing your training program. . . I am certainly fortunate to have read it months before my competitors will have access to it."

Dave Scott 6-time winner of the Ironman Triathlon

"This is it! . . . the book I have always wanted to recommend to the many athletes and coaches who want to develop sensible and systematic approaches to endurance training for competition."

E.C. Frederick, PhD coauthor of The Nike Cross Training System

"All athletes--regardless of sport--should turn to this book to learn how to create their optimal training program."

Kate Delhagen Health and fitness editor, Runner's World

About the Author:


Rob Sleamaker has trained and coached endurance athletes for almost 20 years. He earned his MS in exercise physiology from the University of Arizona in 1982. From 1983 to 1986, Rob was director of sports medicine for the U.S. Biathlon Team. He has also worked with the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team.

Since 1986 Rob has operated SportsAdvantage, which provides personalized sport and fitness training systems to individuals, as well as computer software for the sports and fitness industry. He owns VASA, Inc., a company he started in 1988 that makes the VASA trainer and a swim ergometer used by internationally by leading swimmers, triathletes, surfers, and other athletes. Rob also writes frequently for major sports and fitness magazines on training for endurance sports.

Ray Browning is a seven-time Ironman Triathlon winner and the 1993 World Champion in the Mountain Man Winter Triathlon. Ray also holds an MS in kinesiology from UCLA. One of the foremost experts on cross training, he regularly speaks to groups about the benefits and process of cross training for fitness and sport conditioning.

Since 1988 Ray has used the SERIOUS training system to prepare for professional competitions. In 1993 he became a national-level cross-country skier. Browning is also a contributing editor for Inside Triathlon magazine.

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