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Weight Training for Running is the most comprehensive and up-to-date running-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by runners worldwide. This book features year-round running-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other running book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book enables runners of all skill levels to increase their endurance, stamina, speed and strength. By following the programs contained in this book, you will no longer run out of gas before the race is over, but instead you will be able to sprint at record paces until the finish line. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs.
Rob Price is a first class certified personal trainer and a former fitness consultant at the University of Wisconsin. He is a national weight lifting champion and state bench press record holder who has been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the world, including the USA Today, for his sports-training expertise. Rob is a contributing author to Golf Fitness Magazine, Swimmer's World Magazine, US Bowler Magazine, and OnFitness magazine and is the founder and head trainer of SportsWorkout.com's e-Training service. In addition to being an internationally recognized fitness expert, Rob also holds a Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University where he was honored as one of ten Moritz Scholars.
Table of Contents
|Off-season Training||p. 2|
|In-season Training||p. 8|
|Bodyweight Exercises and Cardio Drills for Runners||p. 10|
|Top 10 Running Drills or Exercises||p. 14|
|Getting Started||p. 19|
|Warming Up||p. 21|
|Cooling Down||p. 22|
|Foam Rolling||p. 39|
|Proper Form||p. 45|
|Proper Breathing||p. 46|
|Recommended Exercises||p. 47|
|Substituting Similar Exercises||p. 49|
|Upper Body Exercises||p. 50|
|Chest Exercises||p. 51|
|Back (Lats) Exercises||p. 61|
|Shoulders Exercises||p. 68|
|Arm Exercises||p. 79|
|Triceps Exercises||p. 80|
|Biceps/Forearms Exercises||p. 87|
|Lower Body Exercises||p. 94|
|Legs Exercises||p. 95|
|The Necessities||p. 105|
|Perfecting Your Technique||p. 107|
|Estimating Your One-Rep Max||p. 108|
|The Different Folks, Different Strokes Principle||p. 115|
|Overtraining and Staleness||p. 116|
|The Declaration of Variation||p. 118|
|Muscle Fibers||p. 120|
|Training Techniques||p. 121|
|When to Increase||p. 125|
|Safety Reminders||p. 132|
|Record Keeping||p. 134|
|Test Yourself||p. 137|
|Supplemental4-Week Programs||p. 139|
|Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs||p. 141|
|General Fitness/Power Programs||p. 153|
|Strength Programs||p. 165|
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