Build Your Running Body: A Total-Body Fitness Plan for All Distance Runners, from Milers to Ultramarathoners: Run Farther, Faster, and Injury-Free

By: Pete Magill and Thomas Schwartz and Melissa Breyer

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"The best running book ever." -Bob Anderson, founder of Runner's World Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride-including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury. With more than 150 workouts-from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics-fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS: 393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout 10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches-learn how elite runners train today Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains Beginners' guidelines every step of the way Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more! About the Author Pete Magill is a senior writer for Running Times magazine. He is the fastest American distance runner over age 50 in the 5K and 10K. Thomas Schwartz runs the popular website The Run Zone, and is an exercise physiologist and coach. Melissa Breyer is the coauthor of True Food and is a Green Living columnist for Discovery Channel's Treehugger.com.

Title: Build Your Running Body: A Total-Body Fitness Plan for All Distance Runners, from Milers to Ultramarathoners: Run Farther, Faster, and Injury-Free

Author Name: Pete Magill and Thomas Schwartz and Melissa Breyer

Categories: Running and Walking, Athletics, Track & Field,

Publisher: USA, The Experiment: 2014

ISBN Number: 161519102X

ISBN Number 13: 9781615191024

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 000227