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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Overview

Learn how to run faster, unlock your potential, and reach peak performance with training advice from a former Olympic trials marathoner and coach to Olympians like Dathan Ritzenhein.

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 Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 538,126
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Brad Hudson 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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