The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training: Winning Strategies, Inpiring Stories, and the Ultimate Training Tools

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The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runner's World

Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more.

The editors of Runner's World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years inviting readers to share the long, sweaty journey to the starting line, putting themselves on call to personally answer readers' questions 24/7. This book includes testimonials from real runners, more than 25 training plans for every level and ability, workouts, a runner's dictionary, and sample meal plans.

Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training is a powerful and winning resource—the ultimate tool kit for anyone who wants to get from the starting line to the finish line.
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About the author

Bart Yasso is the author of My Life on the Run and chief running officer at Runner's World. He lives in Bethlehem, PA.

Amby Burfoot, Runner's World's editor at large and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, has run more than 100,000 lifetime miles (and counting). He lives in Emmaus, PA.

Jen Van Allen manages the Runner's World Challenge program and regularly contributes to the magazine. She lives in Bryn Mawr, PA.
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Publisher
Rodale Books
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Published on
Jun 5, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781609617080
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Sports Medicine
Sports & Recreation / Running & Jogging
Sports & Recreation / Training
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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The sport of running is ever changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: For 40 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvy running writers, coaches, and editors can be found in the Runner's World Complete Book of Running.

Whether you are a beginner or veteran runner, here is advice--both timeless and cutting-edge--guaranteed to maximize your performance and enjoyment. Inside you'll find in-depth coverage of training and racing including:

   • A surefire plan to get beginners hooked on running
   • 15 surprising foods to boost your running performance
   • A proven plan to increase speed by training less
   • Tips from triathletes to maximize your training efficiency
   • A woman's encyclopedia of running
   • The big five running injuries and how to prevent them
   • An innovative running plan for weight-loss
   • Cross-training exercises that strengthen your core
   • How to train for your first half-marathon
   • Mental training tips for running a smart marathon

Packed with valuable advice from running's top experts on everything from building strength, speed, and endurance to nutrition and injury prevention, the Runner's World Complete Book of Running is the book you'll turn to again and again to answer all of your running questions.
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