Marathon, Revised and Updated: The Ultimate Training Guide: Advice, Plans, and Programs for Half and Full Marathons (5th Edition)
Now completely updated and revised—a new edition of thelong-running marathon training guide that has helped more than halfa million people reach their goals.Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide is among thebestselling running books of all time for many reasons, but aboveall others is this one: It works.Marathon running has changed in the seven years since the fourthedition—there are more runners than ever before, the popularity ofhalf-marathons has grown immensely, and guidelines for bestrecovery and diet practices have changed. This revised fifthedition includes a new chapter on ultramarathons, along withmaterial on recovery techniques, several new training programs, andadvice on how to win a Boston qualifying race and improve yourpersonal record. At its core remains Hal Higdon's clear andessential information on injury prevention, training, andnutrition. Marathon demystifies the marathon experienceand allows each runner to achieve peak performance without anguishor pain, taking the guesswork out of marathon training, whetherit's for your first or fiftieth. With Higdon's comprehensiveapproach and tried-and-tested methods, any runner will learn how tooptimize their training and achieve their marathon goals.