The Complete Long Distance Runner's Manual: A Unique Training Guide for Long Distance Runners of All Abilities by Sean Fishpool, Sean Keogh |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Complete Long Distance Runner's Manual: A Unique Training Guide for Long Distance Runners of All Abilities
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The Complete Long Distance Runner's Manual: A Unique Training Guide for Long Distance Runners of All Abilities

by Sean Fishpool, Sean Keogh
     
 

Both absolute beginners and experienced long-distance runners will find advice and information to improve their performance in this brand-new book. Six graded training schedules take runners from a beginner's regimen all the way to marathon-level competition, and individual runners can start with the program that best suits their skill level. Each program presents

Overview


Both absolute beginners and experienced long-distance runners will find advice and information to improve their performance in this brand-new book. Six graded training schedules take runners from a beginner's regimen all the way to marathon-level competition, and individual runners can start with the program that best suits their skill level. Each program presents specific schedules designed to build runners' fitness and endurance levels, lose unnecessary weight, and improve general well-being. Authors Sean Fishpool and Sean Keogh include important advice about running shoes, with information on available types and tips on making the right choices to suit individual runners' styles and habits. Also important is the book's advice on eating and drinking before and after a run--and during a long-distance run. Detailed charts will help runners gauge their weekly progress at refresher level, intermediate level, and marathon level. More than 150 color photos, charts, and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764142468
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/13/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Sean Fishpool is a competition runner and an assistant editor of the U.K. periodical, Runner's World. He races all distances, from a mile to a full marathon, and has competed in eight marathons. He enjoys training and working with beginning runners.

Sean Keogh is a dedicated marathon runner who has recently started a long-distance running club in North London. He also coaches amateur hockey and has written on physical fitness.

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