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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ISBN-13: 9780767928229
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 370,108
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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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Foreword     ix
Introduction: Every Runner Needs (to Be) a Coach     1
Adaptive Running     10
Adaptive Running Methods     26
Aerobic-Support Training     49
Muscle Training     75
Specific-Endurance Training     99
Self-Assessment     118
Creating a Training Plan     140
Training Execution     168
Improving from Year to Year     186
The Self-Coaching Journey     204
Adaptive Running for Youth and Masters Runners     211
Adaptive Training Plans     234
Index     273

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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?