Advanced Marathoning - 2nd Edition, Paperback Book

Advanced Marathoning - 2nd Edition Paperback

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"Marathoning" has all the information you need to train smarter, remain injury free, and arrive on the start line ready to run the marathon of your life.

Including marathon-pace runs and tempo runs, "Advanced Marathoning" provides only the most effective methods of training.

You'll learn how to complement your running workouts with strength, core, flexibility, and form training; implement cutting-edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques; and taper properly to reach peak performance.

With easy-to-understand day-by-day training schedules for 18- and 12-week preparation for weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85, and 85-plus miles, "Advanced Marathoning" is simply the most comprehensive and efficient approach to marathoning.

If you're ready to achieve your personal best, this book is for you.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 264 pages, 82 Halftones, black and white; 7 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sports training & coaching
  • ISBN: 9780736074605



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Two years ago I limped across the finish line of my first marathon. While I boast that I ran a sub-four hour marathon, I can't boast by much. My time was 3:59:56. After a year off, I've decided to return to the scene of the crime and better my results. This is where Advanced Marathoning comes in.Advanced Marathoning is a set of training plans for people who regularly run 50km, 88km, or 105km per week. (In case you're curious, I'm in the first category!) These training plans are a third of the book. The rest is dedicated to no-nonsense sports science.Every element of training—nutrition, strength training, hydration, and even tapering—is discussed in detail. After finishing reading these chapters, the articles in my Runner's World subscription read like a children's book!I don't know how well I'll run this fall, but I do know a lot more about training than my first time around.

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