Ultra Marathon Training

Ultra Marathon Training

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 166 x 238 x 20mm | 639.56g
  • Garsington, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 150 photos & illustrations
  • 1841263621
  • 9781841263625
  • 174,902

About Wolfgang Olbrich

Wolfgang Olbrich, born 1968, is himself a passionate ultra distance runner and has completed more than 70 ultra distance races since the Biel 100km in 2001, as well as successfully finishing over 50 Marathons. He is a German Athletics Federation licensed high- performance running coach, and looks after diverse ultramarathon running groups ranging from beginners to junior international level. He is also responsible for all sports and high performance-related issues concerning the German Ultramarathon Foundation Championships in a voluntary capacity.
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