Hal Higdon's How to Train: The Best Programs, Workouts, And Schedules For Runners Of All Ages

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Rodale, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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The Fast Path To Running Success

If you have a running goal, How to Train can help you achieve it-- faster, easier, smarter. Drawing on the collective wisdom of the world's top coaches, trainers, and athletes, Hal Higdon provides time-tested programs and workouts for all levels of runners with every conceivable goal. Featuring more than 100 charts and schedules to conquer any running challenge, How to Train is an indispensable reference that you will use for as long as you own running shoes.

Some of what you'll find inside:

* A 35-day program to get you started
* Fitness walking and racewalking schedules
* 5-K routines for the first-timer or more advanced runner
* Greg Meyer's program for the 25-K
* Running schedules exclusively for women
* How to compete in marathons just weeks apart
* Vern Gambetta's strength-training routine
* Routines for coming back from injuries
* Benji Durden's 84-week schedule for advanced marathoners
* Ultramarathon schedules up to 100-K
* The latest methods and workouts for aquarunning
* A triple-threat program for the triathlon
* Workouts for track, summer cross-country, and girls' cross country
* A fun program to get children involved in running
* Tips on how to run in hot and cold weather

About The Author
Hal Higdon is among the most respected and widely read writers in the world of running. A Senior Writer for Runner's World magazine, he is the author of 30 books, including Run Fast and Marathon. He has been a runner for more than 40 years and has completed more than 100 marathons.
 

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Contents

A Glossary of Terms
10
Paddy Savages FirstTimers Program
25
Moving Up or Down to 13 1 Miles
44
Benji Durdens 84Week Program
66
George Parrotts Ultramarathon Program
85
Sam Bells Training Program
101
John Daviess Phased Program _______________________
110
Coach Rs Childrens Program _________________________
120
Al DiMiccos Summer Training Program _______
146
Mark Fentons Fitness Walking Program
155
Martin Rudows 30Week Peak Program _____
162
Hank Langes TripleThreat Program _________
171
Vern Gambettas StrengthTraining Program ________
178
Bob Williamss Rehab Program _______________
188
Joe Rogerss WaterTraining Program _________
197
Judy Tillapaughs FatBurning Program _________
203

Diane Palmasons Womens Program _______________
128
Barney Kleckers Winter Training Program
136

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About the author (1997)

Hal Higdon is among the most respected and widely read writers in the world of running. A Senior Writer for Runner's World magazine, he is the author of 30 books, including Run Fast and Marathon. He has been a runner for more than 40 years and has completed more than 100 marathons.

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