How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon

How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon

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by Gordon Bakoulis Bloch
     
 

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Whether you're a first-timer, or a seasoned veteran out to achieve your personal best, running a marathon is an awe-inspiring goal. And, with the proper determination, training, and guidance, it's not out of your reach.

How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon is National Class marathoner Gordon Bloch's effective step-by-step program for novices and

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Whether you're a first-timer, or a seasoned veteran out to achieve your personal best, running a marathon is an awe-inspiring goal. And, with the proper determination, training, and guidance, it's not out of your reach.

How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon is National Class marathoner Gordon Bloch's effective step-by-step program for novices and experts alike. Bloch leads you through the tough weeks of training and coaches you along the 26.2 miles to the finish line and beyond. She also answers the most often asked preparation, race-day, and recovery questions:

  • How do I set up an effective workout schedule?
  • Is cross-training helpful?
  • Do I need to have run 26.2 miles before I race it?
  • Does "Carbo-loading" really work?
  • How do I set a goaled time for my first marathon?
  • How long should I lay off after running a marathon?
Written in a straightforward yet motivational tone, How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon is the best coach/training partner a runner could have.

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Valuable coaching from a national class marathoner who qualified for the Olympic Trials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671797270
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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This is a great book that provides a lot of helpful information.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My girlfriend did the work of reviewing all availaible guides and picked this one for its comprehensive advice for all levels of runners: beginners through veterans. Includes 8 week, 16 week schedules, tips for nutritional preps and 'mindset' advice. Enjoyable to read and a realistic plan.