Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training

Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training

Hal Higdon’s name is synonymous with running. As contributing editor of Runner’s World and best-selling author, he has helped countless runners achieve their distance goals. Now, he’s created the definitive guide on today’s most popular distance, the 13.1-mile half marathon. Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training is everything you wanted to know about running the half marathon, including where to begin, what to focus on, how to pace yourself, how to avoid injury, how to track your progress, how to stay the course, and how to improve. Whether this is your first or fiftieth half marathon, there is a plan for you. Inside you’ll find more than 15 customizable programs, ranging from novice to advanced (you’ll even find a walking-only plan), as well as proven strategies, race-day tips, and motivation from half-marathoners around the globe. From day 1 to mile 13.1, Hal will guide, encourage, and pace you to your goal. Other guides might help you complete the half, but only one will introduce you to the joys of running. Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training is a book you’ll return to for guidance and inspiration for a lifetime of running.

Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training

Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training

Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training offers prescriptive programming for all levels of runners. Not only will it help you learn how to get started with your training, but it will show you where to focus your attention, when to progress, and how to keep it simple.

Marathon

The Ultimate Training Guide: Advice, Plans, and Programs for Half and Full Marathons

Marathon

A training guide for beginners, first-time marathoners, and women runners counsels readers on how to build speed and distance while maximizing one's performance and building on defensive running skills, in an updated edition by a senior writer for Runner's World magazine. Original.

Marathon

The Ultimate Training Guide: Advice, Plans, and Programs for Half and Full Marathons

Marathon

Especially in tough economic times, running offers an affordable and positive way to relieve stress and gain a sense of accomplishment. Marathons and—more than ever—half-marathons are the ultimate achievement for runners and have experienced an unprecedented boom in the last several years. New hunger for reliable information on marathon and half-marathon training, as well as new technologies that have revolutionized ordinary people's ability to train intelligently, means the time is right for a new edition of longtime Runner's World contributor Hal Higdon's classic guide to taking the guesswork out of preparing for a marathon, whether it's a reader's first or fiftieth. At the core of the book is Higdon's clear and essential information on training, injury prevention, and nutrition. With more than 25 percent new material, this fourth edition of a running classic is a must-own for both longtime runners and those new to the sport.

Marathon, Revised and Updated 5th Edition

The Ultimate Training Guide: Advice, Plans, and Programs for Half and Full Marathons

Marathon, Revised and Updated 5th Edition

Now completely updated and revised--a new edition of the long-running marathon training guide that has helped more than half a million people reach their goals. Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide is among the bestselling running books of all time for many reasons, but above all others is this one: It works. Marathon running has changed in the seven years since the fourth edition--there are more runners than ever before, the popularity of half-marathons has grown immensely, and guidelines for best recovery and diet practices have changed. This revised fifth edition includes a new chapter on ultramarathons, along with material on recovery techniques, several new training programs, and advice on how to win a Boston qualifying race and improve your personal record. At its core remains Hal Higdon's clear and essential information on injury prevention, training, and nutrition. Marathon demystifies the marathon experience and allows each runner to achieve peak performance without anguish or pain, taking the guesswork out of marathon training, whether it's for your first or fiftieth. With Higdon's comprehensive approach and tried-and-tested methods, any runner will learn how to optimize their training and achieve their marathon goals.

Hal Higdon's Smart Running

Expert Advice On Training, Motivation, Injury Prevention, Nutrition And Good Health

Hal Higdon's Smart Running

Presents questions and answers from the "Ask the Experts" column on America Online, with tips on equipment, technique, training, racing, and health and fitness

Run Fast

How to Beat Your Best Time--- Every Time

Run Fast

Offers a complete guide to running for fitness and fun, discussing how to develop the body to run faster and showing how short distance speed can shorten workouts, translate into long distance speed, and hasten weight loss.

Boston Marathon

The History of the World's Premier Running Event

Boston Marathon

The first complete history of the world's oldest and most celebrated marathon. Derderian takes readers on a tour of the Boston Marathon from 1897 through 1993 and tells about the people who shaped each race, how they trained, the problems they encountered, and the results from each year. Over 100 illus.

A Fit Way of Life

A Fit Way of Life