Advanced Marathoning

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Human Kinetics, Jul 25, 2019 - Sports & Recreation - 296 pages
If you’ve set your sights on shaving minutes off your time, it’s time to ramp up your training with Advanced Marathoning, Third Edition.

Find the plan that works best for you from the detailed day-by-day training schedules by choosing between 18- and 12-week preparation and selecting weekly distances of 55, 55 to 70, 70 to 85, or 85-plus miles. If you run marathons close together, you’ll find 6- to 12-week training plans to maximize your training time and recovery. For older marathoners, there is a full chapter dedicated to their unique training, nutrition, and recovery needs.

Complement your running workouts with strength, core, and flexibility exercises to help keep injury at bay. Learn how current technologies such as GPS and online logs can help you analyze your training and performance and set goals for future races. Draw inspiration and insights from elite marathoners such as Galen Rupp, Eliud Kipchoge, and Molly Huddle. Implement cutting-edge nutrition and hydration strategies and recovery techniques to feel and run your best.

Advanced Marathoning gives ambitious marathoners the information needed to train smarter, remain injury-free, and cross the next finish line stronger and faster than ever.

CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. Advanced Marathoning Online CE Exam, Third Edition, may be purchased separately or as part of the Advanced Marathoning With CE Exam, Third Edition, package that includes both the book and the exam.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Nutrition and Hydration
Balancing Training and Recovery
Supplementary Training
The Older and Wiser Marathoner
7
RaceDay Strategy
7
Following the Schedules
8
Marathon Training on Up to 55 Miles 89 km
9
Marathon Training on 70 to 85 Miles 113 to 137
18
Multiple Marathoning
37
Appendix A Marathon RacePace Chart
53
About the Authors
69
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Pete Pfitzinger was the top American finisher in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic marathons. With a personal best of 2:11:43, he is a two-time winner of the San Francisco Marathon and placed third in the 1987 New York City Marathon. He was ranked the top American marathoner in 1984 by Track & Field News, and he is a member of the Road Runners Club of America’s Hall of Fame. Pfitzinger has over 30 years of experience coaching marathon runners to achieve their goals. He is also the coauthor of Faster Road Racing.

Scott Douglas is a contributing writer for Runner’s World and the author or coauthor of several other books, including Meb for Mortals and Running Is My Therapy. Douglas lives in South Portland, Maine.

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