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Improve Your Marathon And Half Marathon Running

Author : David Chalfen
ISBN : 9781847979629
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 40.97 MB
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Improve Your Marathon and Half Marathon Running is an accessible, jargon-free guide for athletes committed to improving their running at either distance. It provides valuable advice in increasing competition experience and structuring more advanced training programmes and covers; training plans and principles; evolving training programmes as a runner's experience increases; methods for cross-training in other disciplines; principles for athletes to examine the biomechanics of their running to improve performance; benefits of coaching; training case histories of successful athletes. 'David has a huge passion and knowledge of endurance running. His dynamism and expertise come across brilliantly in this extremely well written, useful and entertaining book.' Dan Robinson, four times Olympic and World Championship marathoner, and 2006 Commonwealth Games marathon medallist. Fully illustrated, this practical, guide is for all marathon and half marathon runners wanting to improve their performance.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Marathon And Half Marathon

Author : Sam Murphy
ISBN : 9781408112823
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61.18 MB
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A guide to everything you need to know about marathons: equipment, training, diet, injury prevention and mental preparation.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Runner S World Big Book Of Marathon And Half Marathon Training

Author : Jennifer Van Allen
ISBN : 9781609617080
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.7 MB
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The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runner's World. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more. The editors of Runner's World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years inviting readers to share the long, sweaty journey to the starting line, putting themselves on call to personally answer readers' questions 24/7. This book will include testimonials from real runners, more than 25 training plans for every level and ability, workouts, a runner's dictionary, and sample meal plans. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training is a powerful and winning resource--the ultimate tool kit for anyone who wants to get from the starting line to the finish line.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Official Rock N Roll Guide To Marathon Half Marathon Training

Author : Mario Fraioli
ISBN : 9781937716370
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 74.87 MB
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Rock your run with The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide to Marathon and Half-Marathon Training! This practical, encouraging guide makes preparing for marathon and half-marathon as rewarding as race day. With coaching advice, running workouts, and training programs from Coach Mario Fraioli, you'll enjoy training and cross the finish line feeling great. Coach Mario will guide you from sign-up to finish line. With his expert advice, you'll choose your race, set your goals, select the right gear, and move swiftly through a beginner or experienced marathon or half-marathon training program. Fraioli covers all of running's most important topics: dynamic warm-up exercises, smart and realistic workouts, healthy sports nutrition and hydration guidelines, tips for quick and complete recovery, strength training and crosstraining, advice to treat common running injuries, and strategies for race week and race day. He offers useful tools like running pace charts, a sweat loss calculator, and a preview of each Rock 'n' Roll race course. The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon series is the world's most popular running series because each race is a fun and feel-good challenge. Now with the Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide, you'll be ready to rock your marathon or half-marathon. 4 marathon and half-marathon training programs Beginner plans and advice for your first race Half and full-course plans for experienced runners Rock 'n' Roll course tips, picks, and tricks
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Hal Higdon S Half Marathon Training

Author : Hal Higdon
ISBN : 9781492585862
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 70.21 MB
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Hal Higdon’s name is synonymous with running. As contributing editor of Runner’s World and best-selling author, he has helped countless runners achieve their distance goals. Now, he’s created the definitive guide on today’s most popular distance, the 13.1-mile half marathon. Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training is everything you wanted to know about running the half marathon, including where to begin, what to focus on, how to pace yourself, how to avoid injury, how to track your progress, how to stay the course, and how to improve. Whether this is your first or fiftieth half marathon, there is a plan for you. Inside you’ll find more than 15 customizable programs, ranging from novice to advanced (you’ll even find a walking-only plan), as well as proven strategies, race-day tips, and motivation from half-marathoners around the globe. From day 1 to mile 13.1, Hal will guide, encourage, and pace you to your goal. Other guides might help you complete the half, but only one will introduce you to the joys of running. Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training is a book you’ll return to for guidance and inspiration for a lifetime of running.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Faster Road Racing

Author : Pete D. Pfitzinger
ISBN : 9781492584902
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.57 MB
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Renowned running authority, coach, and best-selling author Pete Pfitzinger teams with Philip Latter, senior writer for Running Times, in this must-have training guide for the most popular race distances, including the 5K, 10K, and half marathon. Faster Road Racing: 5K to Half Marathon presents easy-to-follow programs proven to give you an edge in your next race. You’ll discover detailed plans for race-specific distances as well as expert advice on balancing training and recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering, and training over age 40. And for serious runners who compete in numerous races throughout the year, Pfitzinger’s multi-race, multi-distance training plans are invaluable. Faster Road Racing is your all-inclusive resource on running your fastest at distances of 5K, 8K to 10K, 15K to 10 miles, and the half marathon.
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Author : Hal Higdon
ISBN : 9781609612245
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.12 MB
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A training guide for beginners, first-time marathoners, and women runners counsels readers on how to build speed and distance while maximizing one's performance and building on defensive running skills, in an updated edition by a senior writer for Runner's World magazine. Original.
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Marathon Training For Dummies

Author : Tere Stouffer Drenth
ISBN : 0764525107
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85.6 MB
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In today’s modern world, there’s no need for anyone to run twenty-five miles to deliver a message, as Pheidippides did from Marathon to Athens around 500 B.C. However, hundreds of runners each year run 26.2 miles at hundreds of marathons worldwide. To conquer this mountainous challenge, you must know how to properly eat, stretch, identify and treat injuries, and develop a running program that hones your mind and body into a running machine. Marathon Training For Dummies is for everyone who has always thought about running a marathon or half-marathon (13.1 miles) and for seasoned runners who want to tackle the challenge safely and successfully. This quick-read reference helps all runners: Add strength and speed Weight train Improve your technique Eat to maximize endurance Treat injuries Choose your races In just four to six months of dedicated training, any runner can be full y prepared to tackle a marathon. Map out an exercise program, choose shoes, and plan the race strategy that will get you across the finish line. Marathon Training For Dummies also covers the following topics and more: How far how fast? Blazing the best trail Stretching methods Doing LSD (Long, Slow Distance) Tempo-run training The last 24 hours The best tune-up races in North America The week after the marathon With several hundred thousand people finishing marathons each year, you’ll meet plenty of interesting people running along with you. There are numerous rewards for conquering the mental and physical challenges of a marathon, and this fun and friendly guide is your road map to achieving them.
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Half Marathon

Author : Jeff Galloway
ISBN : 9781841263335
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 28.7 MB
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If you are thinking about training for a Half-Marathon, Jeff Galloway can help you prepare well, enjoy the training and grow from the achievement of crossing the finish line. This book is filled with tips on how to stay motivated and eliminate aches and pains and injuries.
Category: Health & Fitness

Chi Marathon

Author : Danny Dreyer
ISBN : 9781451617955
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45.7 MB
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Challenges common practices while outlining a technique-based program for pain- and injury-free high-performance half and full marathons.
Category: Sports & Recreation