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The Marathon and Half Marathon

A Training Guide

The Marathon and Half Marathon by Graeme Hilditch
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The popularity of the marathon and half marathon has increased dramatically in recent years as growing numbers of people have become aware of the life-changing experiences and the health benefits that result from training for, and competing in, a 13.1 -- or 26.2 -- mile race. Notwithstanding this, marathons and half marathons are extremely testing endurance races and entrants need to be properly informed so that they can train and prepare in an appropriate way. Written by a highly experienced personal trainer, this book explains everything you need to know about training, nutrition, hydration and race preparation. It highlights all the common mistakes made by first-time runners and demonstrates how to avoid them. Topics covered: Considers choosing the right clothes and running shoes Examines the importance of different types of training Discusses heart rate training Explains the importance of stretching and core stability Presents training programmes for both distances for beginners and advanced runners Covers nutrition and hydration before, during and after running Describes common running injuries and their causes, prevention and treatment Provides information about popular running events
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Title: The Marathon and Half Marathon
Author: Graeme Hilditch
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