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    Description"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.


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    Title
    Advanced Marathoning
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pete Pfitzinger, By (author) Scott Douglas
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780736074605
    ISBN 10: 0736074600
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.6
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WSD, WSKC
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14450
    BISAC V2.8: SPO035000
    B&T Approval Code: A09203000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.4252, 796.42/52
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GV1065.17.T73 P45 2009
    Thema V1.0: SHBF, SCG
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    7 black & white illustrations, 82 black & white halftones
    Publisher
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 February 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Champaign
    Author Information
    Pete Pfitzinger ran in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic marathons, both times finishing as the top American. With a personal best of 2:11:43, Pfitzinger is a two-time winner of the San Francisco Marathon and placed third in the 1987 New York City Marathon. He was ranked the top American marathoner in 1984 by Track & Field News and he is a member of the Road Runners Club of America's Hall of Fame. Currently the chief executive of the New Zealand Academy of Sport in Auckland, he has written contributed to parts of two other books on running and was a senior writer for Running Times from 1997 to 2007, in which his popular column, "The Pfitzinger Lab Report," appeared. Scott Douglas is a freelance writer and editor with more than 15 years of professional journalism experience related to running. A former editor of Running Times, he is a regular contributor to Runner's World and Running Times and has coauthored four books on running, including two with running legend Bill Rodgers.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Guidelines for Advanced Marathoning; Chapter 2. Elements of Training; Chapter 3. Nutrition and Hydration; Chapter 4. Balancing Training and Recovery; Chapter 5. Supplemental Training; Chapter 6. Tapering for Peak Performance; Chapter 7. Race-Day Strategy; Chapter 8. Following the Training Schedules; Chapter 9. One Marathon on up to 55 Miles per Week; Chapter 10. One Marathon on 55 to 70 Miles per Week; Chapter 11. One Marathon on 70 to 85 Miles per Week; Chapter 12. One Marathon on More Than 85 Miles per Week; Chapter 13. Multiple Marathoning.