10 Best Strength Training For Triathletes

Updated on: June 2021

Best Strength Training For Triathletes in 2021


Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance

Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
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Holistic Strength Training For Triathlon

Holistic Strength Training For Triathlon
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021

Weight Training for Triathlon: The Ultimate Guide

Weight Training for Triathlon: The Ultimate Guide
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
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The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.

The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
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IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes: Time Efficient Training Secrets For Breakthrough Fitness

IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes: Time Efficient Training Secrets For Breakthrough Fitness
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021

The Complete Strength Training Workout Program for Volleyball: Develop power, speed, agility, and resistance through strength training and proper nutrition

The Complete Strength Training Workout Program for Volleyball: Develop power, speed, agility, and resistance through strength training and proper nutrition
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021

The Complete Strength Training Workout Program for Football: Increase power, speed, agility, and resistance through strength training and proper nutrition

The Complete Strength Training Workout Program for Football: Increase power, speed, agility, and resistance through strength training and proper nutrition
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021

The Triathlon Training Book: How to Be Faster, Smarter, Stronger

The Triathlon Training Book: How to Be Faster, Smarter, Stronger
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021

Swim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and Endurance (Workouts in a Binder)

Swim Workouts for Triathletes: Practical Workouts to Build Speed, Strength, and Endurance (Workouts in a Binder)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • Waterproof, spiral-bound pages with big fonts for easy reading through goggles
  • The 10 best drills for improved freestyle performance
  • 30-minute sessions to fit a quality workout into a busy day
  • Open-water workouts to get ready for race day
  • Beginner & advanced swim sets for each workout
  • 4 training plans for sprint, Olympic & half-Ironman, Ironman, and general fitness
  • Take Swim Workouts for Triathletes with you to the pool and you’ll strengthen your swim and become a faster triathlete.
  • Spiral-bound waterproof paper with 4-color interior 5 in. x 7 in., 120 pages.

The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook: The How, When, and What for Fueling Runners and Triathletes to Improve Performance

The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook: The How, When, and What for Fueling Runners and Triathletes to Improve Performance
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
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Woodlake Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon

Interested in competing in the Woodlake Sprint Triathlon or Duathlon? Here is what to expect based on the 2020 race.

The first leg of the triathlon, the swim, was 300 yards out and back for a total of 600 yards. The swim was well manned by boats and kayaks and well supported by those watching from their back yards and the dock area. Large orange buoys marked the course for swimmers and their height and color made spotting easy.

After the swim, triathletes had to run only a few yards to the transition area, but this run was full of mulch and rocks which made for many dirty feet crammed into cycling shoes.

The bike course started flat as it wound its way out of the country club and onto the open roads. Once in the open, the course became hilly with a major hill at the eight and twelve mile mark (this was also an out-and-back course). The course was well marked with arrows on the road and friendly volunteers at each turn as well as at the half-way mark of the race. The bike portion was 17.2 miles.

The run course started inside the transition area which made for very fast T2s (the time elapsed between ending the bike portion of the race and beginning the run portion). The run was fast and flat, although portions of it went off road, which was not advertised. Recent rains in the area made this portion more challenging. This was a 3.1 mile loop course that offered nice views of the country club houses and lake.

Once runners crossed the finish line they were given a finisher metal and had pictures taken. There was a festive atmosphere at the finish with music, hot dogs and sports drinks.

Taking place at the same time as the triathlon was a duathlon, which consists of running and biking only. Duathlon participants began by running the 3.1 mile run course, biking the 17.2 mile bike course, and finishing back on the run course.

This was an efficiently run race with an abundance of friendly volunteers. If you don't have plans for your next Memorial Day weekend, consider heading down to Vass, North Carolina and participating in the Woodlake Sprint Triathlon or Duathlon.

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