Titolo: Everyone's Guide to Distance Running
Casa editrice: Struik Pub
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781868727964-3
Riassunto: This is a comprehensive reference manual for distance runners. The author guides the runner - whether a novice or more experienced - every step of the way with practical advice and motivation. Passionate that runners should not fall into traditional traps, making age-old, yet persistent mistakes, he supplies tips and information on every aspect of the sport, including training, planning, racing, nutrition, injuries, clothing and equipment. Training schedules are provided for races of varying distances.
Dal retro di copertina:
?If you can fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run, yours is the Earth and everything that?s in it.?
These immortal words of Rudyard Kipling encapsulate the passion and joy in the art of running that noted runner and coach Norrie Williamson wants to instill in every runner and potential runner. Whether you?re an experienced runner in a bit of a rut, or a novice in need of encouragement and advice, Williamson is the expert to hold your hand every step of the way.
Available for the first time in the United States, Everyone?s Guide to Distance Running is a comprehensive, all-encompassing, and authoritative reference manual for runners of all stripes. Norrie Williamson guides the runner with practical proven advice not only on training and techniques, but also on the all-important aspect of keeping motivated. Because he is passionate that distance runners should not fall into traditional traps, making age-old, yet persistent mistakes, he supplies helpful tips and information on every aspect of the sport, including:
Training ? Planning ? Racing ? Nutrition
Injuries ? Clothing and Equipment
Norrie Williamson, a well-known long-distance athlete, is a former Scottish first division rugby player who transformed his passion for athletics into a career as a runner and coach in his adopted South Africa. He has finished the grueling
56-mile Comrades Marathon in South Africa and has completed more than 100 ultra events, including 30 to 100 miles or longer. He set a record for the longest distance run on a treadmill in 24 hours (more than 161 kilometers). Recently he has moved to track and cross-country races in an attempt to improve his speed. He has been coaching and writing about running since 1985.
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