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The New Rules of Marathon and Half-marathon Nutrition

A Cutting-edge Plan to Fuel Your Body Beyond "the Wall"
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738216453
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 291
View: 9832
Offers training and nutrition guidelines for runners looking to overcome the metabolic and nutritional barriers, known as "the wall," and succeed at distance running.

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The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition

A Cutting-Edge Plan to Fuel Your Body Beyond ""the Wall""
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738216461
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
View: 6682
Every year, roughly 2 million people participate in marathons and half marathons in the United States, and, no matter what level they are, every one of these runners has likely hit "The Wall," running out of muscle fuel in the final miles and slowing down precipitously. This setback and other common running disappointments are nutritional (or metabolic) in nature. In The New Rules, renowned fitness journalist and training coach Matt Fitzgerald cuts through the myths,distilling the most up-to-date science to help runners overcome the universally experienced nutritional barriers that prevent success in the marathon and half marathon. From basic tenets of training to nutrition guidelines, The New Rules is the first resource for runners to fully integrate nutrition with training for a complete and systematic preraceplan. Fitzgerald's powerful and easy-to-use tools will enable runners of all levels to attain their ideal racing weight, calculate their precise daily energy needs, and formulate a custom nutrition plan.

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The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition

A Cutting-Edge Plan to Fuel Your Body Beyond ""the Wall""
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738216461
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
View: 4097
Every year, roughly 2 million people participate in marathons and half marathons in the United States, and, no matter what level they are, every one of these runners has likely hit “The Wall,” running out of muscle fuel in the final miles and slowing down precipitously. This setback and other common running disappointments are nutritional (or metabolic) in nature. In The New Rules, renowned fitness journalist and training coach Matt Fitzgerald cuts through the myths,distilling the most up–to–date science to help runners overcome the universally experienced nutritional barriers that prevent success in the marathon and half marathon. From basic tenets of training to nutrition guidelines, The New Rules is the first resource for runners to fully integrate nutrition with training for a complete and systematic preraceplan. Fitzgerald’s powerful and easy–to–use tools will enable runners of all levels to attain their ideal racing weight, calculate their precise daily energy needs, and formulate a custom nutrition plan.

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Runner's World Performance Nutrition for Runners

How to Fuel Your Body for Stronger Workouts, Faster Recovery, and Your Best Race Times Ever
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1594862184
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 244
View: 7709
Draws on the latest scientific advice to provide an up-to-date nutrition reference specifically tailored to the needs of runners, covering such topics as proper hydration, customizing a diet for personal training needs, and speeding up recovery times. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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Runner's World Runner's Diet

The Ultimate Eating Plan That Will Make Every Runner (and Walker) Leaner, Faster, and Fitter
Author: Madelyn H. Fernstrom
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1594862052
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
View: 9378
A comprehensive eating plan for novice and experienced runners alike is designed to help athletes achieve maximum performance while controlling one's weight, introducing a realistic, lifetime program that can be tailored to individual activity levels. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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The New Rules of Running

Five Steps to Run Faster and Longer for Life
Author: Vijay Vad,Dave Allen
Publisher: Avery
ISBN: 1583335382
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 260
View: 5850
"The definitive guide to injury-free running, racing, and marathoning, from top sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad, The New Rules of Running illustrates proper technique, shows step-by-step exercises, and explains how to prevent and treat the most common running injuries to keep you running healthily and happily for life"--

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Finish Line Fueling

An Essential Guide to Runner’s Nutrition
Author: Jackie Dikos
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510719644
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
View: 4968
Delicious recipes and essential nutrition tips for runners

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The Endurance Diet

Discover the 5 Core Habits of the WorldÕs Greatest Athletes to Look, Feel, and Perform Better
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738218979
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 272
View: 1138
TheÊRacing WeightÊandÊNew Rules of Marathon and Half Marathon NutritionÊauthorÕs first diet book: advice on everything from how (and how much) to eat, sample food plans from elite endurance athletes, delicious recipes, and science-based research. With a foreword by Dr. Asker Jeukendrup, the worldÕs pre-eminent sports nutrition scientist.

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Nutrition for Marathon Running


Author: Jane Griffin
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847974058
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 144
View: 9349
Nutrition for Marathon Running describes how the running body works and explains why performance in a marathon is so highly influenced by what a runner eats and drinks. The special dietary requirements of vegetarians, females, veterans and diabetic runners are all covered as well as information about running in hot and cold climates. By the end of the book, readers should be in no doubt just how important diet is in the training for, and running of, a marathon. The author addresses the following questions and many more: How can I keep hydrated on long training runs? What is the best thing to have for breakfast on the morning of the marathon? Are sports drinks really better than plain water? Why do I always seem to get a cold after running a marathon? What happens at the drinks station on route? The marathon is in the morning but I do all my training in the evening: will this matter?

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80/20 Running

Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698165845
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
View: 8398
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.

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Racing Weight

How to Get Lean for Peak Performance
Author: Fitzgerald Matt
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716260
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 296
View: 5943
Racing Weight is a proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes. Revealing new research and drawing from the best practices of elite athletes, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lays out six easy steps to help cyclists, triathletes, and runners lose weight without harming their training. This comprehensive and science-based program shows athletes the best ways to lose weight and avoid the common lifestyle and training hang-ups that keep new PRs out of reach. The updated Racing Weight program helps athletes: Improve diet quality Manage appetite Balance energy sources Easily monitor weight and performance Time nutrition throughout the day Train to get—and stay—lean Racing Weight offers practical tools to make weight management easy. Fitzgerald’s no-nonsense Diet Quality Score improves diet without counting calories. Racing Weight superfoods are diet foods high in the nutrients athletes need for training. Supplemental strength training workouts can accelerate changes in body composition. Daily food diaries from 18 pro athletes reveal how the elites maintain an athletic diet while managing appetite. Athletes know that every extra pound wastes energy and hurts performance. With Racing Weight, cyclists, triathletes, and runners have a simple program and practical tools to hit their target numbers on both the race course and the scale.

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Brain Training For Runners

A Revolutionary New Training System to Improve Endurance, Speed, Health, and Res ults
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619175
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 576
View: 2333
Based on new research in exercise physiology, author and running expert Matt Fitzgerald introduces a first-of-its-kind training strategy that he's named "Brain Training." Runners of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels can learn to maximize their performance by supplying the brain with the right feedback. Based on Fitzgerald's eight-point brain training system, this book will help runners: - Resist running fatigue - Use cross-training as brain training - Master the art of pacing - Learn to run "in the zone" - Outsmart injuries - Fuel the brain for maximum performance - And more Packed with cutting-edge research, real-world examples, and the wisdom of the world's top distance runners, Brain Training for Runners offers easily applied advice and delivers practical results for a better overall running experience.

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The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training

Winning Strategies, Inpiring Stories, and the Ultimate Training Tools
Author: Jennifer Van Allen,Bart Yasso,Amby Burfoot
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609617088
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 304
View: 9945
The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runner's World. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more. The editors of Runner's World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years inviting readers to share the long, sweaty journey to the starting line, putting themselves on call to personally answer readers' questions 24/7. This book will include testimonials from real runners, more than 25 training plans for every level and ability, workouts, a runner's dictionary, and sample meal plans. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training is a powerful and winning resource--the ultimate tool kit for anyone who wants to get from the starting line to the finish line.

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Mastering the Marathon

Time-Efficient Training Secrets for the 40-Plus Athlete
Author: Don Fink
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781599219455
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 229
View: 3229
. In "Mastering the Marathon, " champion forty-plus endurance athlete and trainer Don Fink sets forth programs for anyone over forty--presenting exciting new training methods and step-by-step action plans that result in faster times, fewer injuries, and more enjoyment.

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Hansons Marathon Method

Run Your Fastest Marathon the Hansons Way
Author: Luke Humphrey
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716767
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
View: 4441
Run your first marathon or your fastest with Hansons Marathon Method, the revolutionary training program from one of the best running teams in the world, the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project. In Hansons Marathon Method, the coaches of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project reveal their innovative marathon training program that has helped thousands of runners become true marathoners and smash their personal bests. Hansons Marathon Method tosses out mega-long runs and high-mileage weekends--two old-fashioned running traditions that often injure and discourage runners. Runners using the Hansons method will gradually build up to the moderate-high mileage required for marathon success, spreading those miles more sensibly throughout the week. Running easy days mixed with precisely paced speed, strength, and tempo workouts, runners will steel their bodies and minds to run the hardest final miles of the marathon--and finish strong. In this new second edition, the Hansons program welcomes newer runners with a new Just Finish program featuring a simple schedule of easier running and lower mileage. The Just Finish program sets up first-time marathoners for an enjoyable marathon and a lifetime of strong, healthy running. Hansons Marathon Method will prepare you for your best marathon: Sensible weekly mileage based on science, not outdated traditions Effective Hansons speed, strength, and tempo workouts paced to achieve your goal Crucial nutrition and hydration guidelines to run strong for the whole race A smart and simple Just Finish program for new runners and marathon first-timers Detailed training schedules for experienced and advanced marathoners This revised second edition answers frequently asked questions, shows how to integrate flexibility and strength work into your training week, and shares the most effective recovery methods. Using the Hansons' innovative approach, you will mold real marathon muscles, train your body to avoid the wall, and finish strong. Hansons Marathon Method lays out the smartest marathon training program available from one of the most accomplished running groups in the world. Using their innovative approach, runners will mold real marathon muscles, train their body to never hit the wall, and prepare to run their fastest marathon. "You might expect a training program devised by the Hanson brothers to be a little different than the usual rehashing of principles and schedules. Given the success of athletes from the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project, you wouldn't be surprised if it was effective, too." -- Runner's World

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Nutrition for Runners


Author: Jeff Galloway,Nancy Clark
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1782550275
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 232
View: 4551
Author of the bestseller The Run-Walk-Run Method, Jeff Galloway now offers an expansive, state-of-the-art book on the importance of proper nutrition for runners. Jeff’s trademarked Run-Walk-Run method has helped hundreds of thousands of average people to get off the couch and start running. This book goes even further by including all the relevant information for runners to treat their body well off the track as well as on. Proper nutrition is a key component to staying healthy. In order to treat our body right, we need to both exercise and eat well. Using material from renowned nutritionist Nancy Clark, Galloway gives the reader tips on how to get the most out of your body. This book offers a detailed program to help you set up your training and change your nutrition in order to reach the goal you have set for yourself. The book is loaded with tips on what to eat, when to eat, how much to eat, and how to combine all that with your training schedule while still retaining the chance to enjoy other aspects of life.

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Nancy Clark's Food Guide for Marathoners

Tips for Everyday Champions
Author: Nancy Clark
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1841263222
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 165
View: 4386
Discusses the particular nutrition needs of marathon runners, including specific food and drink options for meals, before and after training, and the week of a marathon.

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Running a Marathon For Dummies


Author: Jason Karp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111843210X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 360
View: 402
Get ready to run the race of your life Marathons in the U.S. have seen record increases in participation during the past few years. Running a Marathon For Dummies helps aspiring marathon runners prepare to successfully complete their first race, and shows experienced runners how to take their game to the next level. Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you exercises, programs, and tips to improve your running stamina, speed, and overall health. It takes you from sitting on the couch through running your first 26.2 mile marathon—and beyond. For seasoned runners, Running a Marathon For Dummies offers tips and advice for how to continue improving performance through drills, exercises, and other techniques. Provides a timed training promise for runners of all skill levels, from non-runners, first marathoners, and mid-race runners to more experienced runners Includes information on how running increases heart strength, keeps illnesses away, keeps arteries clear, and improves a person's mood Gives you drills, exercises, and techniques to improve your endurance Whether you're a couch potato or a regularly hit the asphalt, Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you everything you need to run the race of your life.

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Runner's World Run to Lose

A Complete Guide to Weight Loss for Runners
Author: Jennifer Van Allen,Pamela Nisevich Bede
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1623366003
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 304
View: 734
Drop unwanted pounds and keep them off for good with Runner’s World Run to Lose, your comprehensive guide to weight loss from the experts at Runner’s World. Running is proven to be one of the most effective, cost-efficient, and accessible weight-loss strategies. Weight loss and running are not one-size-fits-all, and Run to Lose provides everything you need to customize a unique diet and running program that works for you. Certified running coach Jennifer Van Allen and sports nutritionist Pamela Nisevich Bede show you how to incorporate running into an individualized nutrition and fitness program that will maximize your weight-loss results while improving your athletic performance. Whether you are a seasoned marathoner looking to shave minutes by shedding a few pounds or a beginning runner lacing up for the very first time, Run to Lose provides you with the tools and information you need to get started and stay on track. This book is full of guidance on tricky topics such as how to balance your weight-loss goals while consuming enough nutrients to power your workouts; how to maximize your calorie burn; the best high-quality/low-calorie carbs to fuel your run; and advice on how to avoid common diet pitfalls. Complete with easy-to-follow training guides and detailed meal plans, Run to Lose will help you shape up, get stronger, and achieve your fitness goals.

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Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training


Author: Higdon, Hal
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492517240
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 208
View: 2317
Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training offers prescriptive programming for all levels of runners. Not only will it help you learn how to get started with your training, but it will show you where to focus your attention, when to progress, and how to keep it simple.