Be Your Best At Marathon Running
The authoritative guide to entering a marathon, from training plans and nutritional guidance to running for charity
By Tim Rogers
Beginner runner or improver, you'll find everything you need inside this book to find, enter, train for and run your best (or first) marathon ever.
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Want to enter a marathon but don't know how to get a place? 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 UK's leading running website, www.realrunners.co.uk, and also features a foreword from Dave Bedford, the London Marathon's international coordinator and former Race Director.
Be Your Best at Marathon Running includes:
Chapter 1: Are you up to it?
Chapter 2: Choosing your first marathon and getting a place
Chapter 3: You're in, now what?
Chapter 4: The right gear
Chapter 5: Training
Chapter 6: Your marathon training plan
Chapter 7: The importance of the gym Chapter 8: Eating and drinking
Chapter 9: The injury and illness curse
Chapter 10: Fundraising
Chapter 11: The week before the race
Chapter 12: The big day itself
Chapter 13: A real-life experience - Sue Thearle, TV presenter
Chapter 14: What next?
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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26 Feb 2010
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