Any runner can tell you that the sport isn’t just about churning out miles day in and day out. Runners have a passion, dedication, and desire to go faster, longer, and farther. Now, The Art of Running Faster provides you with a new approach to running, achieving your goals and setting your personal best.
Whether you’re old or young, new to the sport or an experienced marathoner, this guide will change how you run and the results you achieve. The Art of Running Faster challenges the stereotypes, removes the doubts and erases the self-imposed limitations by prescribing not only what to do but also how to do it. Inside, you will learn how to
•overcome the obstacles that prevent you from running faster, more comfortably, and with greater focus;
•rethink conventional training methods, listen to your body, and challenge traditional running ‘norms’;
•customize your training program to emphasize the development of speed, strength, and stamina;
•shift gears, reach that next level of performance, and blow past the competition.
In this one-of-a-kind guide, former world-class runner Julian Goater shares his experiences, insights and advice for better, more efficient and faster running.
Much more than training tips and motivational stories, The Art of Running Faster is your guide to improved technique and optimal performance. Let Julian Goater show you a new way to run faster, farther and longer.
Part One: Building the Base
Chapter One: Pushing the Limits
Chapter Two: Aiming True
Chapter Three: Flexible You
Chapter Four: Take a Deep Breath
Chapter Five: Going Clubbing
Chapter Six: The Ups and Downs of Running
Chapter Seven: Running Round in Circles
Part Two: Sharpening the Knife
Chapter Eight: Running With Skill
Chapter Nine: Gearing Up for Success
Chapter Ten: Strength in the Fields
Chapter Eleven: Ouch, That Hurts
Chapter Twelve: It’s All In Your Head—Tactical Tips and More
Chapter Thirteen: Reaching Your Peak
“Julian Goater offers a practical approach to running, explaining not only what to do but how to do it. The Art of RunningFaster is a must-have guide for becoming a better runner.” -- DavidBedford, Race Director of the Virgin London Marathon