Ultra Marathon Training

Ultra Marathon Training

by Wolfgang Olbrich
     
 

Ultramarathon Training 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.

The main section of the book gives fun runners and ambitious runners alike

Overview

Ultramarathon Training 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.

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, 24 hr and multi-day races and show 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841263625
Publisher:
Meyer & Meyer Sport
Publication date:
10/15/2012
Pages:
239
Sales rank:
1,128,072
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Wolfgang Olbrich has completed more than 70 ultra-distance races since the Biel 100km in 2001, as well as successfully finishing over 50 marathons. These races have ranged from 50km races, various multi-day races, to the Spartathlon (raced over 153 miles with a maximal time limit of 36 hours).

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