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Below is a list of resources that can be useful when researching specific topics related to triathlon coaching and training and finding professionals within your communities. If you have other resources you have found to be beneficial feel free to submit them to the Coaching Specialty Manager.

Swim
The Essential Swimmer, by Steve Tarpinian
Triathlon Training: Swimming, by Steve Tarpinian
Better Technique+More Power=Faster Swimming, by Vasa (with Karlyn Pipes Neilsen, Tim Crowley, Al Lyman)
Go Swim
American Swimming Coaches Association
USA Swimming

Bike
Training & Racing with a Power Meter, by Hunter Allen and Andrew Coggan, PhD
The Cyclist's Training Bible, by Joe Friel
The Mountain Biker's Training Bible, by Joe Friel
Determinants of Endurance in Well-Trained Cyclists, by E.F. Coyle, A.R. Coggan, M.K. Hopper, & T.J. Walters
Maximum Performance for Cyclists, by Michael J. Ross
Performance Cycling: Training for Power, Endurance & Speed, by David Morris
The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing, by William Peveler
Training and Coaching the Competitive Cyclist, by Dr. Tyrone Holmes
USA Cycling
Serotta International Cycling Institute

Run
Brain Training for Runners: A Revoluntionary New Training System to Improve Endurance, Speed, Health & Results, by Matt Fitzgerald
The Runner's Edge: High-tech Training for Peak Performance, by Stephen J. McGregor, PhD, and Matt Fitzgerald
Run: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, by Matt Fitzgerald
Lore of Running, by Timothy Noakes, MD
Magical Running: A Unique Path to Running Fulfillment by Bobby McGee
Running Workouts for Runners and Triathletes, by Bobby McGee
Running Sports Essentials, by Bobby McGee
Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall
Runner-Core, by Al Lyman
USA Track & Field
Road Runners Club of America

Nutrition
Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, by Monique Ryan
Performance Nutrition: Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing, by Krista Austin and Bob Seebohar
Nutrition Periodization for Endurance Athletes, by Bob Seebohar
Sodium Loading for Endurance Athletes, by Bob Seebohar
Metabolic Efficiency Training: Teaching the Body to Burn More Fat, by Bob Seebohar
Advanced Sports Nutrition, by Dan Bernadot
Endurance Sports Nutrition, by Suzanne Girard Eberle
Eating for Endurance, by Ellen Coleman
Lactate Threshold Training, by Peter Jannssen
The Paleo Diet for Athletes: A Nutritional Formula for Peak Athletic Performance, by Loren Cordain & Joe Friel

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Strength Training
Essentials of Strength & Conditioning, by Thomas R. Baechle & Roger W. Earle
Functional Training for Sports, by Mike Boyle
Core Performance, by Mark Verstegan
The Gambetta Method - A Common Sense Guide to Functional Training, by Vern Gambetta
Strength Training for Triathletes, by Bob Seebohar
Functional Movement Systems
Functional Movement Screen

Triathlon-Related Resources
Complete Triathlon Guide, by USA Triathlon
Periodization Training for Sports
, by Tudor Bompa
Triathlon for Women - a Mind-Body-Spirit Approach for Female Athletes, by Lisa Lynum
Scientific Training for Triathletes, by Philip Skiba
Athletic Body in Balance, Gray Cook
Sport Physiology for Coaches, by B.J. Sharkey & S.E. Gaskill
Coaching the Mental Game, by H.A. Dorfman
Foundations of Sport & Exercise Psychology, by R. Weinberg & D. Gould
Daniel's Running Formula, by Jack Daniels
Championship Triathlon Training, by Steven Jonas & George Dallam
The Triathlete's Training Bible, by Joe Friel
The Triathlete's Training Diary, by Joe Friel
Going Long: Training for Triathlon's Ultimate Challenge, by Joe Friel & Gordon Byrn
Total Heart Rate Training: Customize and Maximize Your Workout Using a Heart Rate Monitor, by Joe Friel
Your First Triathlon, by Joe Friel
Mark Allen's Total Triathlete, by Mark Allen with Bob Babbitt
Triathlon Training Manuals, by Steve Tarpinian
Your Performing Edge, by Dr. JoAnn Dalhkoetter
The Total Training Fitness Performance Series, by Steve Tarpinian
In Sickness and In Health: Exercise Addiction in Endurance Athletes, by Abby Ruby
Chemosabee: A Triathlete's Journey through the First Year of Breat Cancer, by Nancy Reinisch
USA Triathlon Training Series
Triathlon Training DVD's

Yoga
The Athlete's Guide to Yoga, by Sage Rountree
The Athlete's Pocket Guide to Yoga, by Sage Rountree
Yoga Journal
Yoga for Endurance Athletes, by Steve Tarpinian

Youth & Junior Specific
Physical Activity & Growth, by R.J. Shephard
Coaching Youth Track & Field, by American Sport Education Program
Youth Strength Training, by Avery D. Faigenbaum & Wayne L. Westcott
Bike Racing for Juniors: A Guide for Riders, Parents & Coaches, by Kristen Dieffenbach & Steve McCauley
Motivating the Adolescent Athlete, by Mike Croskery
A Healthy Guide to Sport: How to Make Your Kids Healthy, Happy and Ready to Go, by Kevin MacKinnon
Children & Sports Training, by Jozef Drabik, PhD
Athletic Development - The Art & Science of Functional Sports Conditioning, by Vern Gambetta
Smart Moves - Why Learning is Not All In your Head, by Carla Hannaford
Training for Young Distance Runners, by Larry Greene & Russ Pate
Total Training for Young Champions, by Tudor Bompa
American Sport Education Program (ASEP)
Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc.
International Youth Conditioning Association
National Alliance for Youth Sports
Canadian Sport for Life

Professionals
Physical Therapists
Sport Dieticians
Angie's List
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
Acufinder.com

General Resources
Australian Institue of Sport
The Science of Sport
Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI)
Lore of Sports Science
Tudor Bompa Institute
Training Peaks
Human Kinectics
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
American Council on Exercise (ACE)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Internationl Sports Science Association (ISSA)
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
United States Anti-Doping Agency
National Center for Sports Safety

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