Smart Marathon Training: Run Your Best Without Running Yourself Ragged

Smart Marathon Training: Run Your Best Without Running Yourself Ragged

by Jeff Horowitz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934030745
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,271,560
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jeff Horowitz is a certified running and triathlon coach, a personal trainer, and has run more than 150 marathons across 6 continents. Formerly an attorney, he quit law to pursue his passion for endurance sport, and now works with DC Tri, The Nations Triathlon, and the non-profit summer camp ACHIEVE Kids Tri, as well as Strides for Hope, a charity fundraising training group that benefits The Wellness Community.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 — THE PLAN
Making the case for a high-intensity, low-mileage training program.

CHAPTER 2 — THE KEY RUNNING WORKOUTS
THE BIG CLIMB
THE INTERVAL RUN
THE LONG RUN
THE TEMPO RUN

CHAPTER 3—CROSS-TRAINING
CYCLING

CHAPTER 4: BUILDING BALANCE AND CORE STRENGTH
Contains 40 illustrated exercises plus an anatomy chart.

CHAPTER 5: STRENGTH TRAINING AND WEIGHTLIFTING
Contains 35+ illustrated exercises plus anatomy chart

CHAPTER 6 — PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Picking a race, writing your training plan, planning a race day strategy

CHAPTER 7: AVOIDING INJURY

CHAPTER 8—BEYOND THE MARATHON
Finding new challenges: The Ultramarathon, The Triathlon, Adventure races

CHAPTER 9—SAMPLE TRAINING SCHEDULES
Six training schedules for the experienced, advanced, and competitive runner for the half and full-marathon, that incorporates this book's approach to training.  

APPENDIX 1: Race Pace Chart
APPENDIX 2: Finish Time Predictor
GLOSSARY 

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“A less-is-more, quality-over-quantity philosophy.” — Triathlete magazine “Maybe this year’s the year you focus your energies on the marathon. And if you do, Smart Marathon Training is the book for you.” — LAVA magazine “I recommend Smart Marathon Training for those who also like to bike and want to have a more focused training program for developing speed, not just distance.” — Run Oregon “[Smart Marathon Training is] one of the most comprehensive perspectives on training smarter, not harder, for marathons and half-marathons.” — Personal Fitness Professional “Smart Marathon Training is a great primer for anyone looking to move beyond the 10K…A great reference for any runner’s library.” — MidWest Multisport Life “Jeff Horowitz shows that the marathon is a journey of the body and soul, and he's got 100 marathons’ worth of great stories to prove it.” — Grete Waitz, on Horowitz’s first book My First 100 Marathons 

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