Ironman Training Program
“Coach In A Binder” Ironman Training Program Second Edition is your alternative to having a personal coach. It has been designed to tell you what to do week-by-week in all disciplines - swimming, cycling, running, strength work, stretching, eating, recovery, pre-race taper, and race day itself. The format is easy to follow as you train through the weeks leading up to race day. The art and science of physical training is dynamic. It has always been changing and advancing with new data. So too, this “Coach In A Binder” has been updated from the first printing. Like the first printing, it is designed to tell you what to do week-by-week in all disciplines - swimming, cycling, running, strength work, as well as stretching, eating, recovery, pre-race taper, and race day itself. Several new workouts and updated strength work are included in this edition. When you're on the beach race morning you want to be confident that you’ve trained properly, that your body and mind are ready, you have a fuel plan, and a finish is as certain as it can be, given the daunting task at hand. Follow this “Coach In A Binder” carefully and you’ll have a successful, safe, and fun race.
Frank Adornato has been involved in sports and fitness for more than 40 years. He began competing in he sport of triathlon in 1985. He is a 5-time Ironman including two finishes at the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. He has traveled throughout the United States and internationally to train and compete. He has also raced many “fresh start” marathons including NYC and the Kona Marathon where he was age group champ M 55-59. Frank continues to train and compete. His educational background includes a college certification as a Fitness Specialist, complementing a graduate degree in science. Frank was an invited member of the Fitness Specialist Advisory Committee at Raritan Valley College, and he was the Strength & Conditioning coach for the Somerset Valley YMCA swim teams. Frank founded TRI-IT-ALL and began coaching in 1995. His client list includes novice and experienced athletes, long and short distance endurance runners, cyclists, and triathletes; as well as people interested in getting healthy and staying physically fit. Frank has written more than one hundred articles on fitness, and he speaks to corporate and community groups on the subject of fitness and its positive impact on personal and corporate productivity. He is the author of many books and e-books all on the topics of fitness, wellness and competition. He can be reached through his website at www.triitall.com.