Including personalized workouts and expert advice, Fitness Running, Third Edition, contains workouts from one of America’s most respected coaches.
Whether you run for health, competition, or both, Fitness Running includes proven programs to help you achieve your goals. Color coded and customizable, the 13- to 26-week programs cover base building, fitness, and training for short-distance events, half marathons, and marathons. Each workout is prioritized according to your goal, allowing you the flexibility to tailor the training to your schedule.
More than just workouts, this new edition of the best-selling guide includes individualized testing for assessing running health and log pages for recording runs, results, and health information. It includes recommendations for female runners and the latest information on gear and gadgets, cross-training, stretching, and recovery.
Discover what countless runners already have. Fitness Running is the most effective and efficient guide to the best health, times, and finishes of your life. It’s the one training book you’ll use again and again for a lifetime of running workouts.
Table of Contents
Part I Before You Run
Chapter 1 Running Health Assessment
Chapter 2 Running Gear
Chapter 3 Running Form
Chapter 4 Challenge and Adaptation
Chapter 5 Recovery
Chapter 6 Fitness and the Female Runner
Part II Plan Your Program
Chapter 7 Program Setup
Chapter 8 Types of Running Workouts
Chapter 9 Pre- and Postworkout Routines
Chapter 10 Cross-Training
Chapter 11 Runner’s Diary
Part III Training Schedules
Chapter 12 Beginning Training
Chapter 13 Fitness Training
Chapter 14 Short-Race Training
Chapter 15 Half-Marathon Training
Chapter 16 Marathon Training
Chapter 17 Postrace Recovery and Injury Training
"Fitness Running will help you put your vision into place, plan your strategy for success, enjoy the process, and have fun.”
Gabe Jennings-- 1500-Meter U.S. Olympic Trials Champion, 2000
ExcerptsEight Types Of Running Workouts
Ten Strength Promoting Exercises
Two Weeks Until Marathon Day