Galloway's Book on Running

ISBN-10: 0936070277
ISBN-13: 9780936070278
Edition: 2nd 2002
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Description: A classic text, Galloway's Book on Running explains and develops the training principles of the running elite, modified for any runner. It covers physiology, speedwork, injuries and equipment, and provides programmes for all ages and abilities.

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Shelter Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 275
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

A classic text, Galloway's Book on Running explains and develops the training principles of the running elite, modified for any runner. It covers physiology, speedwork, injuries and equipment, and provides programmes for all ages and abilities.

Starting
The Running Revolution
Running in New Zealand
Jogging in America
Aerobics for Fitness
The Final Push by Runners
The Five Stages of a Runner: The Running Journey
The Beginner
The Jogger
The Competitor
The Athlete
The Runner
Getting Started
Monitor Your Pulse Rate
Five Steps to Getting Started
Training
Physiology: What Happens Inside When You Run
The Most Important Training Principle
Aerobic/Anaerobic Exercise
A Physiological Look at "The Wall,"
Blood Chemistry
Fast Twitch/Slow Twitch Muscles
Planning: Where to Start
Running Slow in Order to Run Fast
The Training Pyramid
Base Training
Hill Training
Speed Training
Your Running Log
Plan For Your Goal
Monitor Your Morning Pulse and Weight
Daily and Weekly Mileage Programs: The Importance of Rest
Getting Stronger
The Cause of Most Running Injuries
Stress and Rest
The Easy Day Rule
Rest After Races
The Easy Week Rule
Cold Weather
Hot Weather
Racing
Speed: Top of the Pyramid
You Can Run Faster!
Fartlek
Interval Training
Warmup for Speedwork
Most Frequent Cause of Speed Injuries
Pacing
Race Pace
Adjusting Race Pace for Heat
The Art of Racing: 10K to Half Marathon
Riding the Peak
Eating and Drinking Before the Race
Hurting
Tapping the Source
The Countdown
10K Training Charts
Running the Marathon: On as Little as 3 Miles a Day
A New Look at "The Wall,"
Running Your First Marathon
Improving Your Marathon Performance
Recovery After the Marathon
Marathon Training Charts
The Advanced Competitive Runner
Workouts
Common Mistakes
Weekly Hill Workouts
Two Weekly Speed Sessions
Advanced Fartlek
Advanced Interval Training
Barefoot Running
Racing Strategy
The Kick
Bursting
Tuning
Form: How to Run Stronger and Better
Erect Posture
Armswing Tips
Shorter Stride = Faster Running
The CHP Rule
Form Accelerations
Running Form for Hills
Stretching and Strengthening: Relaxing and Balancing
How Runners Should Stretch
Three Runners' Stretches
Strengthening Exercises
Running Exercises and Drills 170: How to Strengthen and Improve Form
Knee Lifters
Kick Outs
Hill Springs
Bounding
Will Power
Women's Running: By Barbara Galloway
Structural Differences in Women
Menstrual Irregularities
Running With a Passenger
Getting Back in Shape After the Baby
Injuries
The Walking Wounded
When Is It an Injury?
Before You See the Doctor
Exercises to Do While Recovering
If You Can't Exercise at All
Getting Back on the Road
What Went Wrong
Injury Analysis and Treatment
Knee Problems
Achilles Tendon Problems
Plantar Fascia and Other Heel Problems
Shin Problems
Fooo
Nutrition
Protein
Fat
Carbohydrates
Fuel: Eating for Performance
Carbo Loading
Fluids
Pre-race Dietary Countdown
Running off Fat
Set Point
Lose Fat, Not (Necessarily) Weight
The 40-Minute Goal
Coffee and Heavy Hands
Shoes
Shoe Secrets
Breakfast at Bowermans
The Rigid Foot
The Floppy Foot
Shoe Shopping
Shoe Selection Checklist
Injuries That Influence Shoe Choice
Start to Finish
Should Kids Run?
Running After 40
Appendix
Predicting Your Race Performance
Race Pace Chart
Selected Reading List
About the Author
References
Index
Credits

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