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Hal Higdon's How To Train - HAL HIGDON

Hal Higdon's How To Train

Paperback Published: 15th September 1997
ISBN: 9780875963525
Number Of Pages: 224

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The Fast Path To Running Success
If you have a running goal, "How to Train" can help you achieve it-- faster, easier, smarter. Drawing on the collective wisdom of the world's top coaches, trainers, and athletes, Hal Higdon provides time-tested programs and workouts for all levels of runners with every conceivable goal. Featuring more than 100 charts and schedules to conquer any running challenge, "How to Train" is an indispensable reference that you will use for as long as you own running shoes.
Some of what you'll find inside:
* A 35-day program to get you started
* Fitness walking and racewalking schedules
* 5-K routines for the first-timer or more advanced runner
* Greg Meyer's program for the 25-K
* Running schedules exclusively for women
* How to compete in marathons just weeks apart
* Vern Gambetta's strength-training routine
* Routines for coming back from injuries
* Benji Durden's 84-week schedule for advanced marathoners
* Ultramarathon schedules up to 100-K
* The latest methods and workouts for aquarunning
* A triple-threat program for the triathlon
* Workouts for track, summer cross-country, and girls' cross country
* A fun program to get children involved in running
* Tips on how to run in hot and cold weather

Pace: Creating a Universal Chartp. 1
The Language of Running: A Glossary of Termsp. 10
Beginners: Chuck Cornett's 35-Day Programp. 20
The 5-K: Paddy Savage's First-Timers' Programp. 25
A Faster 5-K: Roy Benson's Speed-Improvement Programp. 31
The 10-K: A Very Basic Training Programp. 37
The Half-Marathon: Moving Up (or Down) to 13.1 Milesp. 44
The 25-K: Greg Meyer's Old Kent River Bank Programp. 48
The Marathon: Brian Piper's Chicago Marathon Programp. 54
Marathon Elite: Benji Durden's 84-Week Programp. 66
Multiple Marathons: Ben Moore's Repeat and Threepeat Programp. 77
Ultras: George Parrott's Ultramarathon Programp. 85
Girls' Cross-Country: The Elston High School Programp. 92
Summer Cross-Country: Sam Bell's Training Programp. 101
Track: John Davies's Phased Programp. 110
Kids: Coach R's Children's Programp. 120
Women: Diane Palmason's Women's Programp. 128
Cold Weather: Barney Klecker's Winter Training Programp. 136
Hot Weather: Al DiMicco's Summer Training Programp. 146
Walking: Mark Fenton's Fitness Walking Programp. 155
Racewalking: Martin Rudow's 30-Week Peak Programp. 162
The Triathlon: Hank Lange's Triple-Threat Programp. 171
Power: Vern Gambetta's Strength-Training Programp. 178
Coming Back: Bob Williams's Rehab Programp. 188
Aquarunning: Joe Rogers's Water-Training Programp. 197
Weight Loss: Judy Tillpaugh's Fat-Burning Programp. 203
Indexp. 209
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ISBN: 9780875963525
ISBN-10: 0875963528
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15th September 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.28