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Marathon and Half-Marathon Running

Skills, Techniques, Training

Marathon and Half-Marathon Running by Steve Trew
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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. Aimed at beginner to intermediate runners and superbly illustrated with over 200 colour photographs.
Crowood; June 2014
112 pages; ISBN 9781847978561
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Title: Marathon and Half-Marathon Running
Author: Steve Trew
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