Build your running body : a total-body fitness plan for all distance runners, from milers to ultramarathoners : run farther, faster, and injury-free [electronic resource].
- ISBN: 9781615191031 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1615191038 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : The Experiment, 2014.
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Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride-including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury. With more than 150 workouts-from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics-fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS: - 393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout - 10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines - Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches-learn how elite runners train today - Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line - Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments - Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics - Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss - More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains - Beginners' guidelines every step of the way - Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more!
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