At last … marathon expert Jack Waitz has written a book. Dealing with both the full marathon and the half marathon, it will also be of interest to you if you just want to learn something more about running before taking part in a race. The book is easy to read, and
succeeds in combining thorough explanation of theory with an emphasis on motivational and enriching experience.
You will find training programmes for beginners and a slightly more advanced and independent programme for more experienced runners. Key points of the different principles of training for long distance running are described. These training schedules will help you to prepare for the best run of your life!
You will also find all the information you need about topics such as: prevention of injury; running technique; nutrition before, during and after the race; and tools such as watches, apps and training diaries which can help to motivate your training. At the end of the book there is an overview of running throughout the world, encouraging you to consider new adventures and
An extract from the book:
You don't need to go on a training course to begin to run! We encourage you to run at your own pace and in your own style. Everyone has his or her own running style, and it may be natural for you to land on your heel. If that's your style, don't force yourself to strike with your forefoot.
Jack Waitz helps you prepare for your personal best run. Nobody knows how to prepare for a marathon better than the legendary trainer Jack Waitz.
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