Duathlon Training and Racing for Ordinary Mortals (R)

Getting Started and Staying With It

By Steven Jonas M. D.
(FalconGuides, Paperback, 9780762778249, 240pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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This book provides a wealth of knowledge and inspiration from a 29-season multi-sport racer, a prolific author on the subject, who is also a physician and professor of preventive medicine.

About the Author

Steven Jonas, MD, MPH, is a professor of preventive medicine at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine on Long Island, N.Y. In addition to the books mentioned above, he has also written 101 Ideas and Insights for Triathletes and Duathletes and co-authored Championship Triathlon Training with top triathlon coach George Dallam, PhD. In 2012 he was starting his thirtieth season of multi-sport racing, having done well over 200 duathlons and triathlons.

Praise For Duathlon Training and Racing for Ordinary Mortals (R)

“Dr. Steven Jonas is the author of one of the best triathlon training books ever written. Now, he offers his unique perspective as both an endurance athlete and a physician and preventive medicine expert to the duathlon. That’s a powerful combination. For those who would like to, as they say, ‘do the du,’ Dr. Jonas’s book is the one for you.”

—John Hanc, contributing editor, Runner’s World; author of The Coolest Race on Earth


“This new book by Steve Jonas provides information essential for training and competing in duathlons. With its easy-to-read format and practical advice, it should prove to be a great asset, particularly to those new to the sport.” —Roger Brockenbrough, USA-Triathlon Grand Masters Duathlete of the Year, 2010


Duathlon Training and Racing for Ordinary Mortals® is a great primer on the sport of duathlon.  It has everything you need to get you well on your way to duathlon success and enjoyment.” —Eric Schwartz of Duathlon.com

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