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Marathon Running [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.ISBN:
  • 9781408178683
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marathon RunningDDC classification:
  • 796.426
LOC classification:
  • GV1061.15.A24 .N384 2013
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Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Notes on terminology; Preface to the fourth edition; Introduction; Part 1: What Every Runner Needs to Know; 1 Starting out; Becoming a marathon runner; 2 The marathon build-up; Training for the World Cup; 3 Race-specific training - building endurance and speed; Training for the Olympic Marathon; Peaking for the London Marathon; 4 Lifestyle matters - diet, rest and recovery; The European Championships; 5 Race Preparation; Countdown to Atlanta; 6 The race experience - peak performance; On a high for the London Marathon
7 If things go wrong - the problems of injury and over-trainingOvercoming injury; Part 2: Aiming for the Top; 8 Periodisation - a full year's programme; The road to Budapest; 9 Tactics and strategies; A fast finish in Korea; 10 The full-time athlete; Training camp in Kenya; 11 Picking up the pieces; Learning from my mistakes; Appendices; 1 Richard Nerurkar: career details; 2 Training for the half-marathon; 3 Marathon training programmes; 4 Weights and circuits for marathon runners; Footnotes; eCopyright
Summary: ""I've learned so much from Richard about marathon running. If you want to run a marathon, or a faster one, you have to read his book!"" Haile Gebrselassie, first athlete to run a sub-2:04 Marathon ""Richard's achievements as a world-class distance runner speak for themselves. His success came from a meticulous approach to training and from knowing how to get the best out of himself in his races."" Paula Radcliffe, women's marathon world record holder (2:15:25, London 2003) Written by Richard Nerurkar, Britain's most successful marathon runner of the 1990s, the fourth edition of this classic,
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Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Notes on terminology; Preface to the fourth edition; Introduction; Part 1: What Every Runner Needs to Know; 1 Starting out; Becoming a marathon runner; 2 The marathon build-up; Training for the World Cup; 3 Race-specific training - building endurance and speed; Training for the Olympic Marathon; Peaking for the London Marathon; 4 Lifestyle matters - diet, rest and recovery; The European Championships; 5 Race Preparation; Countdown to Atlanta; 6 The race experience - peak performance; On a high for the London Marathon

7 If things go wrong - the problems of injury and over-trainingOvercoming injury; Part 2: Aiming for the Top; 8 Periodisation - a full year's programme; The road to Budapest; 9 Tactics and strategies; A fast finish in Korea; 10 The full-time athlete; Training camp in Kenya; 11 Picking up the pieces; Learning from my mistakes; Appendices; 1 Richard Nerurkar: career details; 2 Training for the half-marathon; 3 Marathon training programmes; 4 Weights and circuits for marathon runners; Footnotes; eCopyright

""I've learned so much from Richard about marathon running. If you want to run a marathon, or a faster one, you have to read his book!"" Haile Gebrselassie, first athlete to run a sub-2:04 Marathon ""Richard's achievements as a world-class distance runner speak for themselves. His success came from a meticulous approach to training and from knowing how to get the best out of himself in his races."" Paula Radcliffe, women's marathon world record holder (2:15:25, London 2003) Written by Richard Nerurkar, Britain's most successful marathon runner of the 1990s, the fourth edition of this classic,