‘Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training‘ offers prescriptive programming for all levels of runners. It will help your training and show you where to focus your attention, when to progress, and how to keep it simple.
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.
Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running is the authoritative and accessible guide for this rapidly growing sport.
Whether you are an experienced runner on roads or an outdoor enthusiast who wants to explore a new way of appreciating nature, this four-color resource covers training, competition, injury prevention, strategy, and more.
Every year, countless runners, endurance athletes, and outdoor enthusiasts discover the sport of trail running. Whether they run for peace of mind, appreciation of nature, or competition, they find a sport unlike any other.
From training and preparation to overcoming nature’s obstacles, it’s all here, accompanied by detailed instruction, expert insights, and stunning color photography.
Inside you’ll find these features:
- Techniques for running over dirt, sand, roots, and rock
- Equipment recommendations based on terrain, distance, and conditions
- Safety guidelines for navigation, injury, and water crossings
- Conditioning programs for all levels of runners
- Strategies for improving race-day performance
Whether you are an experienced road runner looking for new challenges or an extreme athlete pushing your physical limits, look no further than Where the Road Ends, the authoritative guide for conquering the trails, terrain, and conditions of the great outdoors.
I took both books on my last holiday in Turkey, and really enjoyed reading both of them and getting inspired again. I have run 3 marathons so far, planning another one soon, and always appreciate any running tips I can get.
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