• Sports & Recreation

Faster Road Racing

5K to Half Marathon
Author: Pfitzinger, Pete,Latter, Phillip
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450470459
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 280
View: 842
In Faster Road Racing: 5K to Half Marathon, renowned running authority Pete Pfitzinger and Running Times senior writer Philip Latter present training plans for the most popular race distances as well as advice on recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering, and masters running.

    • Sports & Recreation

Faster Road Racing

5K to Half Marathon
Author: Pfitzinger, Pete,Latter, Phillip
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492501530
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 280
View: 1410
In Faster Road Racing: 5K to Half Marathon, renowned running authority Pete Pfitzinger and Running Times senior writer Philip Latter present training plans for the most popular race distances as well as advice on recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering, and masters running.

    • Sports & Recreation

Road Racing for Serious Runners


Author: Pete Pfitzinger,Scott Douglas
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 9780880118187
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 189
View: 907
Offers advice on competing in races, and includes tips on training, motivation, and strategy

    • Long-distance running

Faster Road Racing

5K to Half Marathon
Author: Pete Pfitzinger,Phillip Latter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781492501497
Category: Long-distance running
Page: N.A
View: 1316
In Faster Road Racing: 5K to Half Marathon, renowned running authority Pete Pfitzinger and Running Times senior writer Philip Latter present training plans for the most popular race distances as well as advice on recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering, and masters running.

    • Sports & Recreation

Alberto Salazar's Guide to Road Racing

Championship Advice for Faster Times from 5K to Marathon
Author: Alberto Salazar,Richard A. Lovett
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071383080
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 286
View: 7819
In Alberto Salazar's Guide to Road Racing, he shows readers how to run farther and faster without the injuries or burnout that accompany overtraining, and offers both first-time runners and dedicated marathoners the training methods he's developed and refined in his many years of racing and coaching."--Jacket.

    • Science

Fast Car Physics


Author: Chuck Edmondson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421401140
Category: Science
Page: 248
View: 7796
From selecting shifting points to load transfer in car control and beyond, Fast Car Physics is the ideal source to consult before buckling up and cinching down the belts on your racing harness.

    • Sports & Recreation

Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon

How to Be Your Own Best Coach
Author: Brad Hudson,Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0767930207
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
View: 2176
Do you want to run faster? Are you trying to peak for a particular race? Would you like to find your true running potential? Brad Hudson, former Olympic Trials marathoner and current coach to Olympians like Dathan Ritzenhein, will show you the way in this practical, reader-friendly guide. Hudson is the most innovative running coach to come along in a generation. Until now, only a handful of elite athletes have been able to benefit from his methods. Now Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon shows all runners how to coach themselves as confidently and effectively as Brad coaches his world-class athletes. Becoming your own best coach is the ticket to running faster at any distance. First you will learn to assess your abilities. Then you’ll learn how to devise a training program specifically geared to you. Filled with easy-to-follow sample training programs for distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon and abilities ranging from novice to advanced, Run Faster is the cutting-edge guide for optimal performance. With Hudson’s guidance, you can train smarter and more effectively—and avoid injury. And you’ll soon be running faster than you ever thought possible!

    • Sports & Recreation

Runner's World Guide to Road Racing

Run Your First (or Fastest) 5-K, 10-K, Half-Marathon, or Marathon
Author: Katie Mcdonald Neitz
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1605299723
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
View: 3425
Runner's World senior editor Katie Neitz has compiled the best tips and techniques on training, pace, nutrition, injury rehabilitation and prevention, and every other detail that will lead to peak performance. In sections devoted to each of the four races, Runner's World Guide to Road Racing lays out the insider secrets of the pros in concise, user-friendly format, including: - Distance-specific training programs - Eating plans - Tips for hydration - Race-day strategies - Pacing recommendations - Advice on achieving the optimal mental state for competition Providing level-specific techniques and strategies for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners, both competitive and recreational, this is a no-nonsense, fluff-free guide that will quickly become the road racer's bible.

    • Sports & Recreation

Going faster!

mastering the art of race driving
Author: Carl Lopez,Danny Sullivan
Publisher: Bentley Pub
ISBN: 9780837602264
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 278
View: 954
This complete racer's reference is the perfect resource for all drivers from novice to expert. The fundamentals of fast driving are revealed in this definitive how-to book for racers. You will find the competition-proven methods of instructors and of professional drivers that will give you the know-how to work up the track and stay at the front. Interested in the world of racing? Just think, you can have all of the lessons and insights from Skip Barber instructors and from professional racers compiled in one handbook. This racing reference reveals the secrets of mastering car control, reducing lap times, as it takes the reader inside the world of racing. Going Faster! is the definitive book for the active race driver, the racer-to-be, and the auto-racing fan who wants to know what driving a racecar is really about.

    • Sports & Recreation

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills

Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer
Author: Ed Pavelka
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9780875964867
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
View: 2591
Provides advice on equipment and skills, including tips on how to prevent injury and convert a mountain bike into a road bike

    • Sports & Recreation

Advanced Marathoning 2nd Edition


Author: Pete Pfitzinger,Scott Douglas
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450407242
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 247
View: 9396
With the latest in science-based training, Advanced Marathoning shows you how to race faster, train for multiple marathons, and surpass your goals. Find the latest information on training methods, schedules, and programs for a variety of distances. Guaranteed to take you to the next level, you will run your best marathon with this definitive book.

    • Sports & Recreation

Ultimate Speed Secrets

The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving
Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 161058273X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 336
View: 4178
Ultimate Speed Secrets is the drivers’ guide to going faster! Professional race instructor Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indy cars to world sports cars and has the experience to make any racer a more complete driver. With detailed drills and comprehensive instructions, Bentley covers everything you need to know: choosing lines; adapting to different cars, tracks, and racing conditions; setting up controls; and understanding car adjustments and mental preparation. Whether you are racing an Indy car or simply interested in becoming a more complete driver on the street, Ultimate Speed Secrets will give you the information you need to succeed!

    • Transportation

Speed Secrets

Professional Race Driving Techniques
Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 1610600010
Category: Transportation
Page: 160
View: 2241
DIVShave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief./div

    • Sports & Recreation

Fast After 50

How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life
Author: Joe Friel
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716694
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 336
View: 7103
Fast After 50 is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel—America's leading endurance sports coach—shows how athletes can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50. In his groundbreaking book Fast After 50, Friel offers a smart approach for athletes to ward off the effects of age. Friel shows athletes how to extend their racing careers for decades—and race to win. Fast After 50 presents guidelines for high-intensity workouts, focused strength training, recovery, crosstraining, and nutrition for high performance: How the body's response to training changes with age, how to adapt your training plan, and how to avoid overtraining How to shed body fat and regain muscle density How to create a progressive plan for training, rest, recovery, and competition Workout guidelines, field tests, and intensity measurement In Fast After 50, Joe Friel shows athletes that age is just a number—and race results are the only numbers that count. With contributions from: Mark Allen, Gale Bernhardt, Amby Burfoot, Dr. Larry Creswell, John Howard, Dr. Tim Noakes, Ned Overend, Dr. John Post, Dr. Andrew Pruitt, and Lisa Rainsberger.

    • Sports & Recreation

80/20 Running

Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698165845
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
View: 7785
TRAIN EASIER TO RUN FASTER This revolutionary training method has been embraced by elite runners—with extraordinary results—and now you can do it, too. Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald explains how the 80/20 running program—in which you do 80 percent of runs at a lower intensity and just 20 percent at a higher intensity—is the best change runners of all abilities can make to improve their performance. With a thorough examination of the science and research behind this training method, 80/20 Running is a hands-on guide for runners of all levels with training programs for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon distances. In 80/20 Running, you’ll discover how to transform your workouts to avoid burnout. Runs will become more pleasant and less draining You’ll carry less fatigue from one run to the next Your performance will improve in the few high-intensity runs Your fitness levels will reach new heights 80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners—as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers—can embrace: Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.

    • Running

10K and 5K Running, Training and Racing

The Running Pyramid
Author: David Holt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780965889711
Category: Running
Page: 189
View: 3266
How to train for the 2 most popular race distances, the 5K and 10K or 3.1 and 6.2 miles. Holt uses training phases to get you strong and then gently to get you as fast as your body will allow you to go by exercising at the ideal intensity (speed and heartrate). 5 phases last from 2 to 10 weeks depending upon your weakness and fitness level. Programs at 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 or more miles per week and at modest, moderate and high intensity.

    • Transportation

Soft Science of Roadracing Motorcycles

The Technical Procedures and Workbook for Roadracing Motorcycles
Author: Keith Code
Publisher: California Superbike School
ISBN: 9780965045032
Category: Transportation
Page: 166
View: 1763
This exceptional workbook for road racer and sport rider details the process of high speed thought. Hundreds of questions aimed at solving the barriers of speed allow you to dissect your riding and pinpoint problem areas. This book elevates road racing into its proper place among the most demanding sports in the world. Here, the dynamic relationship between the rider and road is defined and ordered into a useable form. Filled with margin notes by World Champion Wayne Rainey. 6th ed.

    • Automobiles, Racing

World's Fastest Cars

The Fastest Road and Racing Cars on Earth
Author: Richard Dredge
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857335036
Category: Automobiles, Racing
Page: 128
View: 4011
'World's Fastest Cars' charts the history of fast cars, from standard production models to highly modified cars, racing cars, drag racers and land-speed record breakers, whether powered by piston, electric or jet-engine.