Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes

Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes

by Bobby McGee
     
 

To improve performance, athletes need to vary their workouts. For runners, this means alternating endurance runs with shorter but more difficult courses. "Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes" is the perfect tool for self-coached athletes who want variety in their training. It provides more than 20 different training plans along with detailed advice

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To improve performance, athletes need to vary their workouts. For runners, this means alternating endurance runs with shorter but more difficult courses. "Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes" is the perfect tool for self-coached athletes who want variety in their training. It provides more than 20 different training plans along with detailed advice on determining pace and balancing hard and easy days. Included are new takes on workouts all runners and triathletes should have in their training kits, such as track repeats, hill runs, and interval training. Along with these classic training techniques, the authors include favorite workouts that reflect their own unique and highly successful methodology. Whether trying to break a personal record in a 10K or polishing up for the running leg of a triathlon, this book helps runners and triathletes at all levels break out of the dreaded runner's rut.

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Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes is a modern book for the modern athlete, combining great insight, quality, and practical value.” — Tim Noakes, OMS, MD, DSc, bestselling author of The Lore of Running

“Whether you are a novice runner training for a 5km race or an Ironman hoping to qualify for Kona, Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes provides an easy-to-follow, proven method for reaching your goals.” — Samantha McGlone, 2004 Olympian and 2006 Ironman 70.3 World Champion

“Bobby's approach to running took my running to the next level, helping me become the #1 ranked triathlete in the world for 2 years. If you care about running fast, this book has answers. ” — Barb Lindquist, 2004 Olympian and former #1-ranked triathlete

Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes consolidates much of Bobby's great wisdom and vast experience as a running and multi-sport coach into an easy to use tool for athletes and coaches alike. ”
—Scott Schnitzspahn, USA Triathlon Sport Performance Director and 2008 Olympic Triathlon Team Leader

“Solid plans by knowledgeable coaches.” —Jonathan Beverly, editor of Running Times magazine

“Since I started working with Bobby McGee in 2005, he has greatly improved my running technique by introducing me to a variety of drills. Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes has helped me to develop a mix of speed, endurance, and strength in my running. I love the mix of fresh, new workouts. The book is very user-friendly and can be a tool whether you want to train for a 5K or an Ironman. From elites to beginners, this book has all the answers! ” — Sarah Haskins Kortuem, 2008 Olympian and ITU World Championship silver medalist

“Runners won't find a more qualified team of coaches than Bobby McGee and Mark Plaatjes. Readers won't find practical advice in a more readable format than Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes.”— Joe Henderson, former chief editor of Runner’s World, contributor to Marathon & Beyond, and author

“Bobby McGee has few peers when it comes to coaching the entire gamut of endurance sports athletes, from gold medalist marathoners to world-class triathletes to recreational runners.” — Michael Sandrock, author of Running Tough and Running with the Legends

“Bobby McGee is one of the top 10 coaches working with runners today. So chuck those soiled socks and empty PowerBar wrappers in your gym-bag, and make space for Run Workouts. You’ll be only a page away from your next best workout.” — Rich Benyo, Marathon & Beyond magazine

“With abundant information and a smart design, Run Workouts for Runners and Triathletes is easy to use. This reference book has no fluff whatsoever, only straight information presented on sweat-proof pages in a very compact package.” Triathlon Magazine Canada

Run Workouts is a useful guide for race training and for new ideas to add some variety to your routine.” — Canadian Running magazine

Run Workouts is easy to understand and the small, sweat-proof design lets you haul it to the track without fear of destroying it.” — Competitor magazine“Very comprehensive, efficient, and convenient. This book adds value to any athlete’s bookshelf.” — USA Triathlon Life magazine

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934030332
Publisher:
VeloPress
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Series:
Workouts in a Binder Series
Edition description:
Spiral-bound
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
743,293
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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