Intended for everyone from the complete beginner to the experienced runner wishing to improve on racing strategy, this book gives information on: structuring an effective build up; training harder without doing too much; improving your pace judgement and producing your best on race day.
The book contains recent research about physiology, psychology, nutrition and training aspects of Marathon Running of different age, gender and performance level. The basic knowledge of marathon running with explanations of the physiological and psychological mechanisms induced by marathon training with the associated adaptations and subsequent improved physiological capacities are presented in a reader friendly format for researchers and practitioners. The book includes a full range of useful practical knowledge, as well as trainings principles to guide the reader to run marathon faster. After reading the book the reader is able to develop training plans and owns the knowledge about up-to-date scientific results in the fields of physiology, psychology, nutrition in marathon running.
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Contents include: the history of the marathon and the myths that have grown around it; the big races and practical advice on how to enter; deciding on what type of event is right for you; correct shoes and clothing; how to form a training schedule and train progressively, building up mileage for your first event; a discussion of tapering and race preparation, and the correct nutrition and hydration for your race; tips for achieving a positive mental attitude; dealing with injury; progression onwards from your first marathon or half-marathon. Aimed at beginner to intermediate runners and superbly illustrated with over 200 colour photographs.
Nutrition for Marathon Running describes how the running body works and explains why performance in a marathon is so highly influenced by what a runner eats and drinks. The special dietary requirements of vegetarians, females, veterans and diabetic runners are all covered as well as information about running in hot and cold climates. By the end of the book, readers should be in no doubt just how important diet is in the training for, and running of, a marathon. The author addresses the following questions and many more: How can I keep hydrated on long training runs? What is the best thing to have for breakfast on the morning of the marathon? Are sports drinks really better than plain water? Why do I always seem to get a cold after running a marathon? What happens at the drinks station on route? The marathon is in the morning but I do all my training in the evening: will this matter?
Get ready to run the race of your life Marathons in the U.S. have seen record increases inparticipation during the past few years. Running a Marathon ForDummies helps aspiring marathon runners prepare to successfullycomplete their first race, and shows experienced runners how totake their game to the next level. Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you exercises,programs, and tips to improve your running stamina, speed, andoverall health. It takes you from sitting on the couch throughrunning your first 26.2 mile marathon—and beyond. Forseasoned runners, Running a Marathon For Dummies offers tips andadvice for how to continue improving performance through drills,exercises, and other techniques. Provides a timed training promise for runners of all skilllevels, from non-runners, first marathoners, and mid-race runnersto more experienced runners Includes information on how running increases heart strength,keeps illnesses away, keeps arteries clear, and improves a person'smood Gives you drills, exercises, and techniques to improve yourendurance Whether you're a couch potato or a regularly hit the asphalt,Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you everything you needto run the race of your life.
Using Science to Improve Performance and Expose Marathon Running’s Greatest Myths
Author: John Brewer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Category: Sports & Recreation
Renowned marathon expert and leading sports scientist Professor John Brewer reveals why many of the concepts surrounding marathon training and running are wrong - and suggests how the latest sports science research transforms the way marathons should be approached. Run Smart uses the latest scientific research to show how preparing for, and running, marathons can be made easier, and in doing so challenges many of the myths that surround marathon running. The book will draw on the author's experience as one of the UK's leading sports scientists, his extensive research background in marathon running, and his experience as a marathon runner, to provide credible advice to runners to support their preparation for a marathon. The book will challenge many current concepts, myths and ideas, and provide science-based alternatives in areas such as training and nutrition that will optimise and ease a runner's preparation for, and completion of, the 26.2 mile distance. This highly accessible book will use the latest scientific findings to support new runners training for their first marathon and help more experienced athletes improve and train smarter.
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