Marathon and Half-Marathon Running Skills, Techniques, Training

by Steve Trew

Part of the Crowood Sports Guides Series

Marathon and Half-Marathon Running Skills, Techniques, Training Synopsis

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.

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How to enter the races, what event is right for you, training schedules, mental attitude, and dealing with injury Starting with the history of the marathon and the myths that have grown around it, this practical guide also covers choosing an event, correct shoes and clothing, and how to train progressively, building up mileage for a first event. It also features discussion of tapering and race preparation, and the correct nutrition and hydration for a race. There are also tips on achieving a positive mental attitude, dealing with injury, and progressing onwards from a first marathon or half-marathon.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847973382
Publication date: 23rd April 2012
Author: Steve Trew
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Marathon & cross-country running,

About Steve Trew

Steve Trew has been involved in running, triathlon, swimming and cycling for almost fifty years as an athlete, coach, team manager, journalist and commentator. He coaches triathlon, running and swimming and is heavily involved in providing race commentaries. Steve has trained athletes who went on to compete in the Olympic and Commonwealth, World and European Championships. He has been team manager and coach at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships too.

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