Triathlon Book Review


Home-RemediesOur latest book review,The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies by Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., is now online!

Not just for hard-bodied professionals,The Athlete’s Book is perfect for anyone dealing with a sports- or exercise-related injury, or for those who would like to avoid getting one in the first place. With ample colour photographs and illustrations, strengthening workout suggestions and injury-fighting nutrition tips,The Athlete’s Book looks at the human body holistically and provides an interesting read for anyone interested in staying healthy and injury-free.

Read the Trigirl review here.

This week Trigirl review Triathlon 20 Weeks to Success in 5 Hours a Week, by coach Mark Barfield, written to help any novice triathlon wannabe (with limited time) to become a race-finishing triathlete in 20 weeks.

Focusing on a pool-based, sprint-distance triathlon, Triathlon 20 Weeks to Success promises to get you ‘triathlon-ready in time for your race without your training taking over your life’ and in some ways, it succeeds in its mission.

Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t tick all of our boxes… Read our full review here.


In an effort to help you prepare for next season (and as a good excuse for us to cuddle up with a good book instead of facing the cold) Trigirl is excited to announce our new book review section. In the upcoming months, we’ll be weeding through training books, inspirational titles and training plan guides, letting you know who offers the best advice to help you get next season off to a great start.

As a women’s-specific triathlon brand, we’re starting with The Woman Triathlete, edited by Christina Gandolfo.

Read our review here.