Alberto Salazar's Guide to Road Racing: Championship Advice for Faster Times from 5K to Marathon

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 286 pages
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A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

A complete program for taking runners to the next competitive level, from one of the world's greatest marathoners

Written by distance runners' Hall of Famer Alberto Salazar, Alberto Salazar's Guide to Road Racing arms novice and veteran runners, 5Kers, and ultramarathoners alike with a complete program for running farther, faster, and with greater reward and enjoyment.

Drawing upon his experiences, Salazar offers expert training advice tailored to specific events, showing runners of all ages and abilities how to customize their workouts for maximum physical and mental toughness.

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Contents

PREPARING TD RACE
12
OILING THE MACHINE
84
The Runners Mind
157
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Alberto Salazaris coach of Nike's Oregon Project, which combines his expert knowledge of running and training methods and cutting-edge technology to create radically better marathoners. He burst onto the American and world marathon scene with a victory in the 1980 New York City Marathon. During his running career, he set one world and six U.S. records in various distances. After a hiatus lasting more than a decade, he made a comeback in 1995, when he won the Comrades Ultramarathon in South Africa.Richard A. Lovett, Ph.D.,is an avid runner and veteran of numerous marathons. A former law professor, he is now a full-time writer.

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