Runner s World The Runner s Brain

Author: Jeff Brown
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623363470
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Runner's World The Runner's Brain shows you how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of your body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire you mind for a lifetime of athletic success. The book combines cutting-edge brain science and leading-edge sport psychology that author Jeff Brown uses in his private practice. Dr. Brown is a Harvard-trained clinical psychologist specializing in sport and performance psychology and is part of the medical team of several major road races, including the Boston and Chicago Marathons. Chock-full of entertaining tales from runners of all abilities--including some of the greats--The Runner's Brain offers trustworthy information that's been proven to work both in the lab and on the road. Dr. Brown also touches upon his personal experience dealing with aggrieved runners in the medical tent following the tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Brain Training For Runners

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619175
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Based on new research in exercise physiology, author and running expert Matt Fitzgerald introduces a first-of-its-kind training strategy that he's named "Brain Training." Runners of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels can learn to maximize their performance by supplying the brain with the right feedback. Based on Fitzgerald's eight-point brain training system, this book will help runners: - Resist running fatigue - Use cross-training as brain training - Master the art of pacing - Learn to run "in the zone" - Outsmart injuries - Fuel the brain for maximum performance - And more Packed with cutting-edge research, real-world examples, and the wisdom of the world's top distance runners, Brain Training for Runners offers easily applied advice and delivers practical results for a better overall running experience.

Runner s World The Runner s Body

Author: Ross Tucker
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1605294926
Format: PDF, ePub
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Every day scientists learn more about how the body adapts to the stress of running--and how various body systems contribute to running performance. Leading the charge is a fresh generation of brilliant young exercise physiologists including Ross Tucker and Jonathan Dugas, whose work has demolished many long-standing beliefs about running. Now Tucker and Dugas, whose blog, Science of Sport, has already created a devoted readership, join with esteemed fitness author Matt Fitzgerald to provide a captivating tour of the human body from the runner's perspective. Focusing on how runners at all levels can improve their health and performance, The Runner's Body offers in a friendly, accessible tone, the newest, most surprising, and most helpful scientific discoveries about every aspect of the sport--from how best to nourish the runner's body to safe and legal ways to increase oxygen delivery to the muscles. Full of surprising facts, practical sidebars, and graphical elements, The Runner's Body is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to become a better--and healthier--runner.

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Runner's World magazine aims to help runners achieve their personal health, fitness, and performance goals, and to inspire them with vivid, memorable storytelling.

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Runner's World magazine aims to help runners achieve their personal health, fitness, and performance goals, and to inspire them with vivid, memorable storytelling.

Runner s World The Cutting Edge Runner

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1594860912
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource for runners furnishes up-to-date information on training, nutrition, injury prevention, technique, equipment, gadgets, workouts, and other ways to help enhance performance among runners of all skill levels. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Handbuch Ultralauf

Author: Wolfgang Olbrich
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 3898999181
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dieses Buch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über den Bereich des Ultralangstreckenlaufes. Neben der Geschichte des Ultramarathons werden einleitend kurz die deutschen und internationalen Verbände und Meisterschaften präsentiert. Anschließend werden ausgewählte nationale und internationale Laufveranstaltungen beschrieben. Im Hauptteil erhalten Breitensportler und ambitionierte Läufer eine kompetente Anleitung, die es ihnen ermöglicht, ein strukturiertes Training für die Ultradistanzen durchführen zu können. Pläne für 50 km, 100 km, 180 km sowie Mehrtages- und Etappenläufe werden vorgestellt. Hier erfahren Läufer, was sie tun müssen, um diese Leistungen vollbringen zu können. Es wird u. a. aufgezeigt, dass der Trainingsaufwand auch für interessierte Marathonläufer möglich ist und gar nicht so weit von einem guten Marathontraining entfernt liegt. Informationen zur richtigen Ernährung, zu orthopädischen Problemen, zu typischen Beschwerden bei Ultraläufern sowie zum Mentaltraining bieten optimale Vorbereitungsmöglichkeiten für einen Ultralauf. Abschließend werden Hinweise zur Ausrüstung gegeben. Auch weiterführende Literatur sowie nützliche Links finden sich am Ende des Buches. Neben dem Training bringt das Buch dem Leser auch die Faszination dieses Sports näher und lässt die Szene durch 10 Portraits bedeutender Läufer und Läuferinnen sowie durch ausgesuchte Laufgeschichten mit all ihren Facetten lebendig werden.

Mental Training for Runners

Author: Jeff Galloway
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1782550836
Format: PDF, Docs
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“I don't have time to run.” “The run will hurt or make me tired.” “I don't have my running shoes with me.” “I’ve got too much work to do.” If you're always looking for any excuse to not go running, this book is for you! Whether you’re an athlete or just want to stay fit and exercise, you need to train your mind just as much as you train your body! It’s easy to find excuses and stay at home, but with Jeff Galloway’s mental training strategies you will find yourself staying motivated and setting and reaching new goals in no time. Jeff will help you break down your challenges into smaller steps so your next goal seems more achievable. You will learn to overcome each challenge and problem and reduce stress. You will be able to go out for your run even on tough days, after an injury or illness, or when your running buddy isn’t around. In the end, you will break through barriers and stay in control and at the top. In this book, you will find many useful tips on how to deal with stress. Jeff describes typical everyday situations and how to go out and run even if your brain is making up excuses; he explains drills to help you rehearse a good response to those excuses so that over time you will change your habits; he presents training tools that will lower your stress and help you learn to set realistic goals. In addition, Jeff posits that in order to stay motivated, it is important to have good running technique. A section on better technique will help you run better and achieve your next goal. Finally, Jeff shows how using a journal can benefit your exercise regime and assist you in keeping track of your progress and the highs and lows of your training schedules. Mental Training for Runners will put you on the path to a positive mental environment and will turn your mind, body, and spirit into a powerful team and tool. After reading and learning from this book, there will only ever be one answer to any challenge: “I can do it!”

Runner s World Guide to Cross Training

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609616146
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How to cross-train to improve running times and prevent overuse injuries--whether you are participating in your first 10-K or competing to win a marathon or triathlon If you want to enjoy a long, successful life of running, it's essential to incorporate non-running activities into your training program. Strength exercises will keep your muscles in balance. Flexibility exercises will keep them supple. And alternative endurance activities will help heal existing injuries while preventing future ones. In Runner's World Guide to Cross-Training, Matt Fitzgerald--seasoned runner, triathlete, sports and fitness journalist, and online coach to runners and triathletes--tells you everything you need to know about the very best cross-training exercises for runners, from the equipment you'll have to buy to the techniques you'll have to master. In addition to strength training and flexibility exercises, he recommends the six best non-impact cardiovascular activities for runners: pool running, elliptical training, bicycling, inline skating, swimming, and cross-country skiing. The book shows how to integrate running and cross-training, and features five complete sample programs that will train you to compete in a basic 10-K, advanced 10-K/half marathon, basic marathon, advanced marathon, and triathlon. Until now, there hasn't been a credible cross-training book designed especially for runners. With the imprimatur of Runner's World magazine-recognized everywhere as the most authoritative source of information on the sport-this excellent guide will be welcomed by runners at every level as the book to consult for advice on this vital topic.