Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon: How to Be Your Own Best Coach

Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon: How to Be Your Own Best Coach

by Brad Hudson, Matt Fitzgerald
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Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon: How to Be Your Own Best Coach by Brad Hudson, Matt Fitzgerald

Do you want to run faster? Are you trying to peak for a particular race? Would you like to find your true running potential? Brad Hudson, former Olympic Trials marathoner and current coach to Olympians like Dathan Ritzenhein, will show you the way in this practical, reader-friendly guide. Hudson is the most innovative running coach to come along in a generation. Until now, only a handful of elite athletes have been able to benefit from his methods. Now Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon shows all runners how to coach themselves as confidently and effectively as Brad coaches his world-class athletes. Becoming your own best coach is the ticket to running faster at any distance.
First you will learn to assess your abilities. Then you’ll learn how to devise a training program specifically geared to you. Filled with easy-to-follow sample training programs for distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon and abilities ranging from novice to advanced, Run Faster is the cutting-edge guide for optimal performance.
With Hudson’s guidance, you can train smarter and more effectively—and avoid injury. And you’ll soon be running faster than you ever thought possible!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767928229
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 260,421
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

is the founder and coach of the Performance Training Group, a team of elite runners. He lives in Eugene, Oregon. MATT FITZGERALD has written many training guides for triathletes. He is a senior editor for Triathlete magazine and lives in San Diego, California.

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Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are only a few great running books out there, and no doubt is this book included onto petite list. This book really help gives you a better understanding of his philosophy of 'Adaptive Running'. The book is filled with great knowledge touching topics such as Aerobic Support, Muscle Training, Specific-Endurance Training, and etc. But it doesn't just stop there. It even touches the elements of running economy, power, fatigue resistance, self-assessment, training execution and Adaptive Training plan. If you want to help propel yourself to the next level in either an athlete, or a coach. This is the book for you!
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You can get the actual book on amazon for $9.99, why spend 12.99 here?