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Advanced Marathoning - Pete Pfitzinger

Paperback Published: 31st January 2009
ISBN: 9780736074605
Number Of Pages: 264
For Ages: 18+ years old

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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 trainingp. 3
Nutrition and hydrationp. 31
Balancing training and recoveryp. 53
Supplementary trainingp. 75
Tapering for peak marathon performancep. 113
Race-day strategyp. 123
Following the schedulesp. 137
Marathon training on up to 55 miles (88 km) per weekp. 151
Marathon training on 55 to 70 miles (88 to 113 km) per weekp. 165
Marathon training on 70 to 85 miles (113 to 137 km) per weekp. 179
Marathon training on more than 85 miles (137 km) per weekp. 193
Multiple marathoningp. 207
Marathon race-pace chartp. 228
Lactate-threshold workout chartsp. 231
VO[subscript 2]max workout chartp. 235
Glossaryp. 237
References and recommended readingp. 239
Indexp. 241
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ISBN: 9780736074605
ISBN-10: 0736074600
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 31st January 2009
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised