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Shave minutes off your time using the latest in science-based training for serious runners. "Advanced Marathoning" has all the information you need to train smarter, remain injury free, and arrive on the start line ready to run the marathon of your life.
Including marathon-pace runs and tempo runs, "Advanced Marathoning" provides only the most effective methods of training. You'll learn how to complement your running workouts with strength, core, flexibility, and form training; implement cutting-edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques; and taper properly to reach peak performance.
With easy-to-understand day-by-day training schedules for 18- and 12-week preparation for weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85, and 85-plus miles, "Advanced Marathoning" is simply the most comprehensive and efficient approach to marathoning. If you're ready to achieve your personal best, this book is for you.
Elements of training
Nutrition and hydration
Balancing training and recovery
Tapering for peak marathon performance
Following the schedules
Marathon training on up to 55 miles (88 km) per week
Marathon training on 55 to 70 miles (88 to 113 km) per week
Marathon training on 70 to 85 miles (113 to 137 km) per week
Marathon training on more than 85 miles (137 km) per week
Marathon race-pace chart
Lactate-threshold workout charts
VO[subscript 2]max workout chart
References and recommended reading
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ISBN: 9780736074605 ISBN-10: 0736074600 Audience:
For Ages: 18+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 264 Published: 31st January 2009 Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers USA Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised