9781841262666

Galloway's Marathon FAQ: Over 100 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions

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    9781841262666

  • ISBN10:

    1841262668

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
  • Publisher: Cardinal Pub Group
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Summary

This book has the direct answers to the most frequently asked questions about training for and running a marathon. Author Jeff Galloway knows these questions well; he averages answering over 100 questions a day. Over a million runners have receives individual coaching, attended a Galloway running school or retreat, read his books or joined one of his training programs. Answers are loaded with direct, practical information based upon the overwhelming success the Jeff has had in giving advice during he 35+ years of coaching. Areas covered are training, nutrition, motivation, female issues, preparing for raceday, race issues, recovery, staying injury free and more. The answers provide thorough information with inspiration. Galloway's training programs experience over 98% success rate for beginners and veteran runners.

Author Biography

Jeff Galloway lives in Atlanta, GA. He was a fat 13 year old, who was forced to exercise at his school. While he did not experience success for several years, he continued to work out and learn from mistakes and qualified for the US Olympic Team 14 years later. For fifty years he has researched and tested exercise and nutrition programs and strategies.

Table of Contents

General Questionsp. 6
Troubleshooting Problems, with Solutionsp. 20
Trainingp. 38
Nutrition for Training and Racingp. 60
The Run-Walk-Run Methodp. 68
Training to Finishp. 84
Running a Faster Marathonp. 96
The Race Itself: Choosing Your Race, the Day Before the Race, Race Dayp. 108
Shoesp. 136
Strengthening, Stretching & Cross-Trainingp. 140
Motivationp. 150
Injuryp. 156
Running Formp. 170
Fat Burningp. 178
Recoveryp. 186
Photo & Illustration Creditsp. 196
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