Ultramarathon Training (Paperback)
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Short Description for Ultramarathon Training This book offers a comprehensive overview of Ultra Distance Running Training, including the history of the Ultramarathon, an introduction to international associations and championships, and, finally, a description of selected national and international running events.
- Published: 28 January 2013
- Format: Paperback 200 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781841263625 ISBN 10: 1841263621
- Sales rank: 112,267
Full description for Ultramarathon Training
The main section of the book gives fun runners and ambitious runners alike a knowledgeable introduction, enabling them to draw up a structured training plan for the ultra distances. Runners are provided with plans for 50km 100km, 24hr and multi-day races and shown how to achieve these performances. They are given information on nutrition, equipment, orthopedic problems, typical injuries and mental training, thus providing an optimal preparation for successful ultra running. The book also gives an understanding of the fascination of this sport, bringing the scene to life with brief biographies of 10 top runners as well as selected running anecdotes.