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The Competitive Runner's Handbook - Robert Glover

The Competitive Runner's Handbook

Paperback Published: 26th August 1999
ISBN: 9780140469905
Number Of Pages: 788
For Ages: 18+ years old

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For both runners entering that first neighborhood race and elite marathoners, trainers Bob and Shelly-lynn Florence Glover's completely revised guide is the book on training to compete. A book that's already sold close to 200,000 copies, The Competitive Runner's Handbook will now offer all the latest information needed to design basic training programs; special workouts to increase strength, endurance, and power; schedules and worksheets to develop individual goals; and specifics on preparing for all kinds of races -- with an emphasis on the 10K and the marathon.

Informed by their over thirty years of coaching experience, the Glovers give winning tips on alternative training, footwear and diet, and common injuries and illnesses, as well as sensible advice on balancing running with work and home life.

Introduction: The Challenge of Competitive Running
Basic Training
Speed Training
Planning your Training
Specific Training for Racing
Marathon Training and Racing
Mental Aspects of Competitive Running
Running Form and Shoes
Food and Drink for Health and Performance
The Running Environment
Specific Competitors
Illness and Injury
Special Training
Balance
Appendix
Index
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780140469905
ISBN-10: 0140469907
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 788
Published: 26th August 1999
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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