Reading and Training

Are you a “lifetime learner” with respect to your specific endurance sports event?   As we have all seen training methods and technology continue to evolve year by year.   If you enjoy reading and learning new information then consider a regular reading schedule just like your training plan.

Consider reading books that offer ideas related to your weakness area’s.  Also, consider adding new workouts to your current schedule.     Here is a list of good books in the endurance sports category for your personal library:

  1. Triathlete’s Training Bible
  2. Born To Run
  3. Serious Training for Endurance Athletes
  4. The Paleo Solution
  5. Power, Speed, Endurance
  6. Inside the Box
  7. Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
  8. IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
  9. Racing Weight
  10. The Art of Running Faster
  11. Breath Strong Perform Better
  12. The Runners Edge
  13. The Cyclist’s Training Bible
  14. Beyond The Iron
  15. Championship Swim Training

Of course there are plenty others to consider.  The above 15 books will provide inspiration, idea’s and training plans to increase your knowledge and experience that if implemented can help with your racing/training goals.   Run to your local bookstore or Amazon and start the learning process!

By Wayne Kurtz

Wayne Kurtz is founder of and Endurance Racing Report,  he has a lifelong passion for racing in various endurance sport races throughout the world. He is also the author of: ‘Beyond the Iron, a training guide for ultra-distance triathlons.’