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A five step program for successful racing at 10 and 5 kilometers...the two most popular race distances. Run up the training pyramid with these five steps. One. Build mileage and aerobic base while maintaining legspeed with fartlek running. Two. Run hills and other resistance training and use strength training to build your running muscles. Three. Turn this strength into speed endurance with anaerobic threshold running at 15K race pace. Four. Further improve running efficiency and your VO2 max by running intervals at 2 mile to 5K race pace. Five. Race Peaking. Resting and special speed sessions to reach the peak of your pyramid. 60 pages of training schedules for 20 to 100 miles per week; for the less intense to the serious racers.
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Become a runner--in just weeks! If you're eager to join the millions of recreational joggers out there, or just improve your ability, these 13-week walk-run plans show exactly how to go about it. Developed by sports medicine physicians, and refined through years of clinic testing, this absolutely basic program spells out precisely how the beginner should train every single day. Walkers get on the road to long-term health and fitness by improving their cardiovascular conditioning, while first-time runners start with a combination of walking and jogging until they reach their goal of continuous running for 50 minutes. Personal anecdotes address everything from motivation to injury. Soon you'll be out in the park or on the track, enjoying a ru... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Athlete. Runner. Marathoner. Are these words you wouldn't exactly use to describe yourself? Do you consider yourself too old or too out of shape to run a marathon? But somewhere deep inside have you always admired the people who could reach down and come up with the mental and physical strength to complete such a daunting and rewarding accomplishment? It doesn't have to be somebody else crossing the finish line. You can be a marathoner. The Non-Runner's Marathon Trainer is based on the highly successful marathon class offered by the University of Northern Iowa, which was featured in a Runner's World article titled "Marathoning 101." The class has been offered five times over 10 years, and all but one student finished the marathon. That is a... Rest of this review on the detail page
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There are 30 million runners in the U.S. today. Marathons have become increasingly popular and are no longer the exclusive domain of a few elite runners. In 1998, most Fall marathons closed registration early due to overwhelming participation. There has also been a recent explosion of women runner in the country. In response to these changes in the running world, Rodale has expanded and updated its classic running manual. Runner's World magazine's star writer and expert marathon runner Hal Higdon combines his own expertise with that of coaches, exercise physiologists, and champion marathoners to help runners of all experience levels reach the 26.2 mile mark with speed, safety, and satisfaction.
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