Lore of Running
"Lore of Running" gives you incomparable detail on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races.
Author Tim Noakes blends the expertise of a physician and research scientist with the passion of a dedicated runner to answer the most pressing questions for those who are serious about the sport:
-How your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential
-How to train for the 10K up through ultramarathon with detailed programs from Noakes and several leading running experts
-How to prevent and treat injuries, increase your strength and flexibility, and use proper nutrition for weight control and maximum performance
You'll also find a candid analysis of supplements and ergogenic effects and training aids. The book includes new interviews with 10 world-class runners who share their secrets to success and longevity in the sport. Features on legendary figures and events in running history provide fascinating insights.
And that's just scratching the surface. "Lore of Running" is not only the biggest and best running publication on the planet. It's the one book every runner should own.
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A through look at running, to say the least. This book covers just about EVERYTHING you can imagine, they should have sent a poet but, this is the best book on running; period.
For anyone interested in exercise physiology this is a must. The central governor idea explains many phenomena and gives many new options for training modalities. Excellent, comprehensive and authoritative.
Muscle Structure and Function
Oxygen Transport and Running Economy
Energy Systems and Running Performance
Temperature Regulation During Exercise
Developing a Training Foundation
Learning From the Experts
Pushing the Limits of Performance
Staying Injury Free
Running and Your Health
Training the Mind
Transferring Training to Racing
10K to HalfMarathon
About the Author