Be Your Best at Marathon Running: A Teach Yourself Guide

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Date

May 11, 2010

Format

Paperback, 192 pages

ISBN

0071740201 / 9780071740203

$

Your Price

14.95



Overview


Main description

Your 26.2 miles starts here

Be Your Best at Marathon Running doesn't just give you a complete set of training plans, fitness advice and nutritional guidance--it also shows you where and how to apply, which marathon to enter, and how to raise money for charity. It is written by the founder of the United Kingdom's leading running website, realrunners.co.uk, and also features a foreword from the founder of the London Marathon, Dave Bedford.

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
  • Extra online articles at teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to run a marathon.
  • Contains practical training plans, guides and information on how to enter and which marathon to choose.
  • Uses authoritative training programs which have already helped thousands to complete a marathon.

Topics include:
The ultimate running goal; It's all in the mind; Are you up to it?; Choosing your first marathon and getting a place; You're in--now what?; The right gear; A new lifestyle; The training; Fundraising; Keeping it going; The week before the race; The big day itself; What next?


Table of contents

The ultimate running goal;
It's all in the mind;
Are you up to it?;
Choosing your first marathon and getting a place;
You're in – now what?;
The right gear; A new lifestyle;
The training;
Fundraising;
Keeping it going; The week before the race;
The big day itself;
What next?


Author comments

Tim Rogers has run 45 marathons and is the world record holder for the Global Challenge (running a marathon on all seven continents in the quickest time). Founder of the UK's leading running website, realrunner.com, he has trained thousands of runners, including celebrities, both online and face to face.





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