Marathon The Ultimate Training Guide - Advice, Plans, and Programs for Half and Full Marathons

ISBN-10: 1609612248

ISBN-13: 9781609612245

Edition: 4th 2011

Authors: Hal Higdon

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List price: $17.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rodale Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210

Marathoning offers a gateway to a brave new running world
The Mystique of the Marathon: Running 26 miles 385 yards can be a humbling experience
Learning To Love Running: The journey is Part of the reward
Your Very First Steps: Before running a marathon, first learn to run
Different Views of the Marathon: Nonrunners say the funniest things
Number One: The first time is always very, very special
10 Marathon Truths: Learn to do it right by following this advice
Striving to Improve: Becoming a better runner
Building Mileage: Balancing too few and too many miles is not easy
Running Long: Endurance is essential for success as a marathoner
The Half: Stopping halfway is not always a bad idea
The Full: Moving up to the ultimate distance: 26.2
Speed Work for Distance Runners: If you want to run fast, you need to run fast
Defensive Running Strategies: You cannot set PRs if you are injured
Planning for Peak Performance: Success requires being totally focused on a single goal
Women's Marathoning: Do women need to train differently than men?
The Magic Taper: The final weeks provide your keys to success
The Distance Runner's Diet: You need energy to run 26 miles
The Perfect Pace: "Steady does it" spells success
Charities: Raising money for worthy causes
Race Day Logistics: Getting to the starting line is the next step
Drinking on the run: Fluid management is essential for training and racing
Mind Games: The marathon is mental as well as physical
Mile 27: Your race does not end at the finish line
Appendix: Programs
Cooldown: Acknowledgments
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