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Marathon and Half-Marathon Running: Crowood Sports Guides - Skills, Techniques, Training

By Steve Trew

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ISBN: 9781847973382
PUBLISHED: 23/04/2012
PAGES: 112
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs

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.

Contents include:

  • The history of the marathon and the myths that have grown around it
  • The big races and practical advice on how to enter
  • Deciding on what type of event is right for you
  • Correct shoes and clothing
  • How to form a training schedule and train progressively, building up mileage for your first event
  • A discussion of tapering and race preparation, and the correct nutrition and hydration for your race
  • Tips for achieving a positive mental attitude
  • Dealing with injury
  • Progression onwards from your first marathon or half-marathon

RRP: £9.99

Site Price: £7.99

E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)

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