World Champion Triathlete’s Guide to Your Perfect Race

12/02/2017 - 19:38

Wellington_ToTheFinishLine_HC_VAULT.jpegChrissie Wellington, the iconic four-time Ironman World Champion and World Record holder, has an amazing new book - TO THE FINISH LINE: A World Champion Triathlete’s Guide To Your Perfect Race.

Drawing on Chrissie’s own wildly successful training and race experience, To The Finish Line offers endurance athletes of all ages and abilities the chance to fulfill their potential in sport and in life. Chrissie offers advice on a range of issues including goal setting, the specifics of swim, bike and run training, fitting sport into your life, the important of nutrition and strength and conditioning, bouncing back from disappointments, strategies for developing mental strength and much more.

TO THE FINISH LINE also includes a range of healthy recipes, insights into Chrissie’s own training sessions and advice from members of Chrissie’s own support team.

Some of Chrissie’s talking points:
· The Mind Body Connection – maximizing your mojo and training the brain for success
· Exercise & Pregnancy – Being a mother herself, Chrissie balances parenthood and sport.
· Gender & Sport – A passion of Chrissie’s is to get more women and girls involved in sport, as well as using sport as a tool for development
· Fuelling Your Fire – How to develop a successful nutrition strategy for daily life and race day.
· Overcoming Odds—Dealing with adversity and strategies for bouncing back from disappointment
· Body Image – Overcoming an eating disorder, and addressing concerns over body image
· Goal Setting – Finding and following your passion, and developing and achieving your goals.

About the Author:
Chrissie Wellington, OBE, is a four-time World Ironman Champion, winning in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011. She was undefeated in all thirteen of her races over the Ironman distance. She is the only triathlete, male or female, to have won the World Championship less than a year after turning professional, an achievement described by the British Triathlon Federation as a “remarkable feat, deemed to be a near impossible task.” In addition to the Ironman titles, Chrissie was also the 2006 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Age-Group World Champion and the 2008 ITU Long-Distance World Champion. She has also had honorary doctorates conferred on her from the University of Birmingham and the University of Bristol.

Having retired in 2012, Chrissie now devotes her time to promoting participation in physical activity, especially among marginalized groups. Her 2012 autobiography, A Life without Limits: A World Champion’s Journey, was a Sunday Times #1 bestseller.

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