Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon

Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon

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Do you want to run faster? Are you trying to peak for a particular race? Would you like to find your true running potential? Brad Hudson, former Olympic Trials marathoner and current coach to Olympians like Dathan Ritzenhein, will show you the way in this practical, reader-friendly guide. Hudson is the most innovative running coach to come along in a generation. Until now, only a handful of elite athletes have been able to benefit from his methods. Now Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon shows all runners how to coach themselves as confidently and effectively as Brad coaches his world-class athletes. Becoming your own best coach is the ticket to running faster at any distance. First you will learn to assess your abilities. Then youa€™ll learn how to devise a training program specifically geared to you. Filled with easy-to-follow sample training programs for distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon and abilities ranging from novice to advanced, Run Faster is the cutting-edge guide for optimal performance. With Hudsona€™s guidance, you can train smarter and more effectivelya€”and avoid injury. And youa€™ll soon be running faster than you ever thought possible!I became Dathana#39;s coach shortly after he decided to forego his remaining NCAA eligibility and tum professional ... Most injury-prone runners have poor muscle strength in one or more important areas, and I found this to be the case with Dathan. ... To address the problem, l had him do a lot of short, steep hill sprints. ... After working with Dathan for only a short period of time, I became convinced that he was really built to run fast for a couple of hoursa€”in other words, for marathon running.

Title:Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon
Author:Brad Hudson, Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher:Three Rivers Press - 2008-07-29


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