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Runners World The Cutting-Edge Runner: How to Use the Latest Science and Technology to Run Longer, Stronger, and Faster Matt Fitzgerald

Runners World The Cutting-Edge Runner: How to Use the Latest Science and Technology to Run Longer, Stronger, and Faster

Matt Fitzgerald

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ISBN : 9781594860911
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256 pages
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A state-of-the-science resource for runners--with the latest information on training, nutrition, injury prevention, and gear and gadgets that improve performance.The science and technology of running have evolved dramatically in the past 20 years.MoreA state-of-the-science resource for runners--with the latest information on training, nutrition, injury prevention, and gear and gadgets that improve performance.The science and technology of running have evolved dramatically in the past 20 years. This all-inclusive resource--based on the authors own high-level running and coaching experience and his interviews with dozens of other top runners and coaches--is an indispensable tool for runners who hope to perform at the very best of their ability.Runners World The Cutting-Edge Runner provides:o A comprehensive overview of how the best competitive runners train today--covering such topics as periodization, physiological testing, group training, technique work, cross-training, recovery techniques, and individual customizationo In-depth discussions of equipment and other technologies that can benefit the runner, including shoes, orthotics, heart rate monitors, altitude tents, training software, and moreo A complete menu of workouts for milers to marathonersWhether he is explaining how to use hypoxic conditioning to increase oxygen consumption capacity, telling how to prepare for the mental challenge of racing, or detailing what the latest science has to say about the pros, cons, and proper usage of more than 15 nutritional supplements and drugs, Matt Fitzgerald goes straight to the most authoritative sources and provides practical ways for the average runner to adapt methods and tools used by top runners to their own running programs.