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Lore of Running - Tim Noakes

Paperback Published: 30th November 2002
ISBN: 9780873229593
Number Of Pages: 944
For Ages: 18+ years old

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"Lore of Running" gives you incomparable detail on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races.

Author Tim Noakes blends the expertise of a physician and research scientist with the passion of a dedicated runner to answer the most pressing questions for those who are serious about the sport:

-How your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential

-How to train for the 10K up through ultramarathon with detailed programs from Noakes and several leading running experts

-How to prevent and treat injuries, increase your strength and flexibility, and use proper nutrition for weight control and maximum performance

You'll also find a candid analysis of supplements and ergogenic effects and training aids. The book includes new interviews with 10 world-class runners who share their secrets to success and longevity in the sport. Features on legendary figures and events in running history provide fascinating insights.

And that's just scratching the surface. "Lore of Running" is not only the biggest and best running publication on the planet. It's the one book every runner should own.

Physiology and Biochemistry of Running
Muscle Structure and Function
Oxygen Transport
Energy Systems
Temperature Regulation
Training Basics
Developing a Training Foundation
Learning From the Experts
Avoiding Overtraining
Training the Mind
Transferring Training to Racing
10K to Half-Marathon
Pushing the Limits of Performance
Running Health
Ergogenic Aids
Staying Injury Free
Health Benefits
About the Author
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ISBN: 9780873229593
ISBN-10: 0873229592
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 944
Published: 30th November 2002
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 4.4
Weight (kg): 1.62
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition

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