Coach Joe Friel Rewrites The Triathlete's Training Bible

By VeloPress

Joe Friel, the most trusted coach in endurance sports, has completely rewritten the world’s most recognized guide to triathlon, The Triathlete’s Training Bible. Beginning from a blank page, Coach Friel rewrote his bible of triathlon to reflect recent and rapid changes in endurance sports science and practice, including new ways to personalize training, speed recovery, boost strength, improve skills and technique, use power meters for cycling and running, save time, and cut out the noise in a flood of training data. The all-new fourth edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible focuses on the best ways for triathletes of any level to improve in the swim, bike, run sport and meet their challenging race goals. The Triathlete’s Training Bible, 4th Ed. and its newly updated companion, The Triathlete’s Training Diary, are now available in bookstores, in triathlon shops, and online. See a preview and find more info on what’s new at velopress.com/tribible
The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes. Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world, and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon. He has completely rewritten this new fourth edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever. This new edition equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. Joe guides triathletes to develop their own personalized triathlon training program and
  • become a better swimmer, cyclist, and runner
  • train with the right intensity and volume
  • gain maximum fitness from every workout
  • make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining
  • adapt training plans throughout the season based on progress and conflicts
  • build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training
  • improve body composition with smarter nutrition.


Triathletes of all levels will get stronger, smarter, and faster using this all-new version of the bible of the sport.
Accompanying the release of the all-new Triathlete’s Training Bible is Friel's updated, second edition of The Triathlete’s Training Diary. The diary is an ideal companion to any triathlon training program, offering an ideal way for triathletes to plan, record, and better understand their workouts and performances. This paper workout log is simple to use, never requires a login or password, and can be customized to meet the needs of any triathlon training schedule. The Triathlete’s Training Diary will help triathletes spot strengths or weaknesses in their training that don’t show up on an online dashboard. See a preview at velopress.com/tridiary.
The Triathlete’s Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.
Joe Friel
Paperback with two-color interior and figures, charts, and tables throughout.
8 1/2" x 11", 352 pp., $26.95, 9781937715441
The Triathlete’s Training Diary: Your Ultimate Tool for Faster, Stronger Racing, 2nd Ed.
Joe Friel
Spiral-bound paperback with concealed wire. 
6 1/2" x 9", 272 pp., $15.95, 9781937715632
Joe Friel is the most trusted endurance sports coach in the world. He founded TrainingBible Coaching and cofounded TrainingPeaks, a web-based software company. He is an elite-certified USA Triathlon and USA Cycling coach and holds a master’s degree in exercise science. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry.  Friel is the best-selling author of The Triathlete’s Training BibleThe Cyclist’s Training BibleFast After 50Going LongYour Best TriathlonThe Power Meter Handbook, and Your First Triathlon
VeloPress is the leading publisher of books about endurance sports. Focused on cycling, triathlon, running, and swimming, VeloPress books help committed athletes achieve their goals of going faster and farther. VeloPress authors are top experts in their fields, and their clearly illustrated books help athletes develop the knowledge, fitness, and skills to meet any challenge. 
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