Runner's Edge

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-22
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Unlocks the mystery and potential of speed and distance devices, so athletes can use digital running technology for optimum training and racing. Provides a three-step plan for using technology capabilities to monitor, analyze, and plan training for peak performance. Includes sample training plans and periodization guidelines-scalable to various fitness levels-for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon runners. Features special sections providing the perspectives of well-known coaches and experts and a consumer guide for selecting devices and training software.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Acronyms and Abbreviationsp. xii
Gaining the Technological Advantagep. 1
Choosing the Right Technologyp. 21
Managing Performance for Optimal Resultsp. 33
Monitoring Training for Pace-Perfect Workoutsp. 53
Analyzing Data for Balanced Trainingp. 81
Planning for More Productive Trainingp. 103
Mastering Periodization for Peak Performancep. 119
Building Training Plans on Race Goalsp. 137
Developing In-Race Strategies for Faster Timesp. 171
Using Technology for Triathlon Successp. 183
Appendix: Pace Zone Index Scores in Kilometersp. 201
Referencesp. 204
Indexp. 205
About the Authorsp. 210
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