Daniels' Running Formula

Daniels' Running Formula

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By (author) Jack Daniels

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 251mm x 23mm | 649g
  • Publication date: 3 November 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736054928
  • ISBN 13: 9780736054928
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 23 black & white illustrations, 41 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 21,777

Product description

Get in the best shape of your running career with the scientifically based training in "Daniels' Running Formula." In the book that "Runner's World" magazine called ""the best training book,"" premier running coach Jack Daniels provides you with his proven VDOT formula to guide you through training at exactly the right intensity to become a faster, stronger runner.Choose from the red, white, blue, and gold programs to get into shape, target a race program, or regain conditioning after a layoff or injury. Race competitively with programs for 800 meters, 1500 meters to 3000 meters, cross country races, 5K to 15K, and half-marathon up to the marathon. Each program incorporates the right mix of the five training intensities to help you build endurance, strength, and speed, and Daniels' intensity point system makes it easy to track the time you spend at each level. The formula can be customized to your current fitness level and the number of weeks you have available for training, and it provides the perfect solution for short training seasons. Get the results you're seeking every time you lace up your shoes for a training run or race with the workouts and programs detailed in "Daniels' Running Formula."

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Author information

Jack Daniels is the head cross-country and track coach at University of New York at Cortland. He is revered as one of the top coaches in the world for his training research and coaching success with athletes of all levels, including his work with the U.S. Olympic Team and many elite international runners. He was named by Runner's World as the world's best coach and this book was selected as their top training book on the market.

Review quote

""This book is a fine example of the perfection that the running world has come to expect from Jack Daniels. Well thought out, concise, and purposeful, it embodies the training programs of time-proven principles that enhanced my own running performances. Simply put, Daniels' formula works. This book is a must read for every runner and coach interested in achieving peak performance."