Joe Friel

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Joe Friel is an endurance sports coach best known as an elite triathlon and cycling coach as well as the author of The Triathlete's Training Bible,[1] The Cyclist's Training Bible, The Mountain Biker's Training Bible, Going Long: Training for Ironman-Distance Triathlons, and Your First Triathlon.[2]

Friel holds a master's degree in exercise science, is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified elite-level coach. He is a founder and past Chairman of the USA Triathlon National Coaching Commission.[3] He has also been active in business as the founder of TrainingPeaks, a web-based software company, and TrainingBible Coaching.[4]

Friel coached Ryan Bolton, an Olympic athlete and the winner of the 2002 Ironman Triathlon at Lake Placid.[5] Friel uses the training philosophy of periodization developed by Tudor Bompa.[6]

Published works[edit]

  • The Cyclist's Training Bible, Joe Friel (2018, previous editions 2012)[7]
  • Triathlon Science, Joe Friel & Jim Vance (2018)[8]
  • The Triathlete's Training Bible, Joe Friel (2016 (previous English-language editions 2004, 2009, 2012; Spanish-language editions 2016, 2018)[9]
  • Fast after 50: How to race strong for the rest of your life, Joe Friel (2015)[10]
  • Going Long: Training for Triathlon's Ultimate Challenge, Joe Friel(2013)[11]
  • The Power Meter Handbook: A User's Guide for Cyclists and Triathletes, Joe Friel (2012)[12]
  • The Paleo Diet for Athletes, Loren Cordain & Joe Friel (2012)[13]
  • Total Heart Rate Training, Joe Friel (2009)[14]
  • The Mountain Biker's Training Bible, Joe Frel and Ned Overend (2009)[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hadzipetros, Peter (3 April 2009). "Triathlon: Multi-event sport surges in popularity". CBCNews. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Joe Friel Launches Training Bible Coaching in the Boulder-Denver Area". Colorado Runner. 2 November 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  3. ^ Watson, Adam (23 March 2010). "'Caveman Diet' growing followers". ESPN.com. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  4. ^ "How to get out of a cycling rut". Los Angeles Times. 18 July 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Ryan Bolton - Short or Long, His Success Has An Olympic Touch". Ironman.com. 9 August 2002. Archived from the original on 27 March 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  6. ^ Price, John (December 2001). "Periodization: Training Smarter, Not More". Gaston County Cyclists. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  7. ^ Joe Friel (1 May 2018). The Cyclist's Training Bible: The World's Most Comprehensive Training Guide. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-948006-04-0. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  8. ^ Joe G. Friel; Jim S. Vance (15 November 2018). Triathlon Science. Human Kinetics. ISBN 978-1-4925-8174-1. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  9. ^ Joe Friel (15 November 2016). The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-937716-84-4. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  10. ^ Joe Friel (10 January 2015). Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-937716-69-1. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  11. ^ Joe Friel; Gordon Byrn (13 September 2013). Going Long: Training for Triathlon's Ultimate Challenge. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-937716-42-4. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  12. ^ Joe Friel (1 September 2012). The Power Meter Handbook: A User's Guide for Cyclists and Triathletes. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-937716-19-6. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  13. ^ Loren Cordain; Joe Friel (16 October 2012). The Paleo Diet for Athletes: The Ancient Nutritional Formula for Peak Athletic Performance. Rodale. ISBN 978-1-60961-917-6. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  14. ^ Joe Friel (1 June 2009). Total Heart Rate Training: Customize and Maximize Your Workout Using a Heart Rate Monitor. Ulysses Press. ISBN 978-1-56975-389-7. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  15. ^ Joe Friel; Ned Overend (2000). The Mountain Biker's Training Bible: A Complete Training Guide for the Competitive Mountain Biker. VeloPress. ISBN 978-1-884737-71-8. Retrieved 24 February 2019.

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