Marathoning A to Z: Over 400 Ways to Run Better, Faster and Smarter

Marathoning A to Z: Over 400 Ways to Run Better, Faster and Smarter

by Hal Higdon

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Overview

For more than five decades Hal Higdon has been fielding countless questions and dispensing valuable, hard-earned advice to millions of runners at all levels. Here are 500 tips gleaned by the master himself from tens of thousands of postings on his successful training website. With marathoning more popular than ever, this indispensable and accessible training guide distills years of knowledge into one handy volume. After all, when you've been running for a half century and have finished more than a hundred marathons, you do acquire a lot of information that can be -- should be -- passed on to upcoming generations of runners. From Aid Station Strategy to Hill Substitutes to Vitamins and Grabbing Zs, here's everything you'll need to run your best marathon. Concise and eminently readable, Higdon's advice puts any runner's mind at ease no matter what the concern.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585744534
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/20/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
A is for Aerobic1
B is for Basics11
C is for Challenge21
D is for Distance35
E is for Exercise41
F is for Finishing51
G is for Goals63
H is for Health69
I is for Interval Training77
J is for Jogging83
K is for Kids90
L is for Lifestyle97
M is for Marathon107
N is for Nutrition116
O is for Overtraining123
P is for Pace131
Q is for Quality142
R is for Roadkill149
S is for Schedules161
T is for Training177
U is for Uphill189
V is for Victory195
W is for Warm-Up201
X-Y-Z is for X-Rays, Youth and the Zone208
Marathon Resources213
Bibliography223
Index225

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Marathoning A to Z: Over 400 Ways to Run Better, Faster and Smarter 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Sandydog1 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A nice, short, easy read. It was helpful to read this as a supplement or review of more comprehensive and better marathon training guides.