The Well-Built Triathlete

Preview of new tri book from elite coach Matt Dixon


In his debut book The Well-Built Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon reveals the approach he has used to turn age-group triathletes into elite professionals and champions.


With over 150 championships and podium finishes in Ironman and Ironman 70.3 events over the past five years, purplepatch Fitness athletes are proof that the methods in The Well-Built Triathlete can improve performance season after season.

Matt Dixon’s triathlon training program breaks new ground in the sport, introducing a new, comprehensive approach that builds the whole athlete for stronger performance. Dixon details the four pillars of performance that form the foundation of his highly successful purplepatch fitness program, showing triathletes of all abilities how they can become well-built triathletes and perform better year after year.

Matt Dixon is British exercise physiologist and an elite triathlon coach. He is founder and president of purplepatch fitness, a fitness and coaching company that caters to triathletes and endurance enthusiasts of all levels, from world champions to beginners.

Matt will be appearing at a Sigma Sport Q&A session in London on 22 July. More details to come here on that event.


The book is now available in the U.K. at good bookshops or direct from