Good Reads for Triathletes

Looking for a good book to enjoy while you’re at home? Here are a few good reads for triathletes that will keep you engaged in the sport—from your couch, back porch, or wherever you’re holed up! And VeloPress would like to give you 15% off with the coupon code “GOODREADS” at checkout.

Life’s Too Short To Go So F*cking Slow: Lessons from an Epic Friendship That Went the Distance by Susan Lacke: Get lost in this extraordinary story about running and triathlon, growth and heartbreak, and an epic friendship that went the distance.

How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering Mind Over Muscle by Matt Fitzgerald: Go into the pulse-pounding action of more than a dozen epic races, as sports journalist Matt Fitzgerald explores some of the greatest moments in endurance sports to reveal new principles of sports psychology.

Surfacing: From the Depths of Self-Doubt to Winning Big and Living Fearlessly by Siri Lindley: Dive into the breathtakingly honest, inspiring story of Siri Lindley, one of the world’s best triathlon coaches and a two-time world champion—who proves it’s never too late to rewrite your own story and uncover your potential.

The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson: Explore what goes on in your brain, the thoughts and feelings you don’t want, and real solutions to mental challenges in this innovative brain training guide for athletes.

Saving Lucy: A Girl, A Bike, A Street Dog by Ishbel Rose Holmes: Hit the road with British-Iranian writer-adventurer Ishbel Rose Holmes, who sets off to ride across the world when she encounters a street dog named Lucy who changes her life.

Women Who Tri: A Reluctant Athlete’s Journey Into the Heart of America’s Newest Obsession by Alicia DiFabio: Follow along as DiFabio shares her journey from nervous newcomer to triathlon finisher as she investigates one of the world’s most challenging and inspiring sports.

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