Your running style is determined by your biomechanics, including the length of your bones, your muscle and tendon flexibility, the strength and endurance of various muscles, and the coordinated contraction pattern of your muscles and the resulting movement of your limbs.
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Shave minutes off your time using the latest in science-based training for serious runners. Advanced Marathoning has all the information you need to train smarter, remain injury free, and arrive on the start line ready to run the marathon of your life.
Including marathon-pace runs and tempo runs, Advanced Marathoning provides only the most effective methods of training. You’ll learn how to complement your running workouts with strength, core, flexibility, and form training; implement cutting-edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques; and taper properly to reach peak performance.
With easy-to-understand day-by-day training schedules for 18- and 12-week preparation for weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85, and 85-plus miles, Advanced Marathoning is simply the most comprehensive and efficient approach to marathoning. If you’re ready to achieve your personal best, this book is for you.
Part I: Training Components
Chapter 1. Elements of Training
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Hydration
Chapter 3. Balancing Training and Recovery
Chapter 4. Supplementary Training
Chapter 5. Tapering for Peak Marathon Performance
Chapter 6. Race-Day Strategy
Part II: Training Programs
Chapter 7. Following the Schedules
Chapter 8. Marathon Training on Up to 55 Miles (90 km) per Week
Chapter 9. Marathon Training on 55 to 70 Miles (85 to 110 km) per Week
Chapter 10. Marathon Training on 70-85 Miles (110-135 km) per Week
Chapter 11. Marathon Training on More than 85 Miles per Week
Chapter 12. Multiple Marathoning