Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon: How to Be Your Own Best Coach

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Crown, Jul 29, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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!
 

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Run Faster. A great guide and running book!

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There are only a few great running books out there, and no doubt is this book included onto petite list. This book really help gives you a better understanding of his philosophy of 'Adaptive Running ... Read full review

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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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