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Trail and Mountain Running

By Sarah Rowell , Wendy Dodds

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ISBN: 9781847974556
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 28/05/2013
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235x165 mm
INSIDE: 70 colour photographs

Trail and Mountain Running is a practical guide for runners designed to help those who are already running off road and wanting to improve their performance, to try longer or rougher terrain with confidence, and those who simply want to venture from roads onto trails and mountain paths for the first time.

Divided into three sections, the book covers:

  • Training fundamentals - giving you all the knowledge you need to run off road in terms of training programme, looking after your body, kit and equipment and staying safe in the environment
  • Racing - providing more detailed advice about what to do pre, during and post race to maximize performance
  • Optimizing performance - more advanced information on training and racing, and supplementary areas such as altitude training, which can help performance

Throughout the book advice is given relative to four 'typical races' of different lengths and terrain; all of which is interspersed by real life anecdotes and stories from the authors.

'I might be a triathlete but off-road running is my passion. No feeling compares to floating through woods or over moorland, wet or dry. The majority of my running is off road, not only because it is more interesting but because it is crucial for injury prevention. Trail and Mountain Running provides great advice for all levels of runners who want to both enjoy running off road as well as get better at it.' Alistair Brownlee, 2012 Olympic Triathlon Gold Medallist

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" As might be expected considering the calibre of the two authors, this is a no-nonsense, clear and incredibly informative book covering all aspects of training and racing off road. It will be of use, not only to those new to the trails, but also to those at the front of the field who want to know how to reach their potential. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Fellrunner

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