Weight Training for Running: The Ultimate Guide

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Weight Training for Running: The Ultimate Guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date running-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by runners worldwide. This book features year-round running-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results.

No other running book to date has been so well ...

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Overview

Weight Training for Running: The Ultimate Guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date running-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by runners worldwide. This book features year-round running-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results.

No other running book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book enables runners of all skill levels to increase their endurance, stamina, speed and strength. By following the programs contained in this book, you will no longer run out of gas before the race is over, but instead you will be able to sprint at record paces until the finish line.

Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932549768
  • Publisher: Price World Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 780,259
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Rob Price is a first class certified personal trainer and a former fitness consultant at the University of Wisconsin. He is a national weight lifting champion and state bench press record holder who has been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the world, including the USA Today, for his sports-training expertise.  Rob is a contributing author to Golf Fitness Magazine, Swimmer's World Magazine, US Bowler Magazine, and OnFitness magazine and is the founder and head trainer of SportsWorkout.com's e-Training service.  In addition to being an internationally recognized fitness expert, Rob also holds a Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University where he was honored as one of ten Moritz Scholars.
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Table of Contents

Part I Bunning-Specific Training

Introduction 1

Off-season Training 2

In-season Training 8

Bodyweight Exercises and Cardio Drills for Runners 10

Top 10 Running Drills or Exercises 14

Part II Getting Started 19

Warming Up 21

Cooling Down 22

Abs 23

Stretching 33

Foam Rolling 39

Proper Form 45

Proper Breathing 46

Part III Recommended Exercises 47

Substituting Similar Exercises 49

Upper Body Exercises 50

Chest Exercises 51

Back (Lats) Exercises 61

Shoulders Exercises 68

Arm Exercises 79

Triceps Exercises 80

Biceps/Forearms Exercises 87

Lower Body Exercises 94

Legs Exercises 95

Part IV The Necessities 105

Perfecting Your Technique 107

Estimating Your One-Rep Max 108

The Different Folks, Different Strokes Principle 115

Overtraining and Staleness 116

The Declaration of Variation 118

Muscle Fibers 120

Training Techniques 121

When to Increase 125

Safety Reminders 132

Record Keeping 134

Test Yourself 137

Conclusion 137

Part V Supplemental4-Week Programs 139

Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs 141

General Fitness/Power Programs 153

Strength Programs 165

Index 178ÿfl

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