Runner s World The Runner s Brain

Author: Jeff Brown
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623363470
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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.

Runner s World The Runner s Brain

Author: Jeff Brown
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1623363497
Format: PDF
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As a runner, your biggest asset (or sometimes your greatest enemy) is your brain. What you think and feel on and off the road also has a huge influence over how you perform once you lace up. Runner's World The Runner's Brain shows you how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire your mind for a lifetime of athletic success. The book is based on cutting-edge brain science and sports psychology that author Dr. Jeff Brown uses every day in his private practice and as part of the medical team of several major road races including the Boston Marathon. Full of fascinating insights from runners of all abilities-including champion marathoner Meb Keflezighi and other greats-the book includes trustworthy information that's been proven to work both in the lab and on the road.

Brain Training For Runners

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619175
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The Runner s World Big Book of Marathon and Half Marathon Training

Author: Jennifer Van Allen
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609617088
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runner's World. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more. The editors of Runner's World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years inviting readers to share the long, sweaty journey to the starting line, putting themselves on call to personally answer readers' questions 24/7. This book will include testimonials from real runners, more than 25 training plans for every level and ability, workouts, a runner's dictionary, and sample meal plans. The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training is a powerful and winning resource--the ultimate tool kit for anyone who wants to get from the starting line to the finish line.

Runner s World Performance Nutrition for Runners

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609616596
Format: PDF, Docs
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Up-to-date nutrition advice for runners, based on the latest science Runners have different nutrition and recovery needs than other endurance athletes. Yet until now, they've had no nutritional resource specifically addressing their concerns. This comprehensive guide distills the newest thinking in the science of exercise nutrition into practical, hands-on tips that will help runners stay healthy, recover faster, enjoy better workouts, and race successfully. Readers will learn: • detailed information on nutritional topics important to runners, from balancing internal energy stores to proper hydration • how to customize their diets to their individual training needs • shopping tips and dining-out strategies to help runners maximize their nutritional intake • the top 5 pre-race meals and top 5 healthiest snacks for runners • nutritional tips for special populations, including women, children, diabetics, and older runners

Runner s World The Cutting Edge Runner

Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609616405
Format: PDF, ePub
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A state-of-the-science resource for runners--with the latest information on training, nutrition, injury prevention, and gear and gadgets that improve performance. The science and technology of running have evolved dramatically in the past 20 years. This all-inclusive resource--based on the author's own high-level running and coaching experience and his interviews with dozens of other top runners and coaches--is an indispensable tool for runners who hope to perform at the very best of their ability. Runner's World The Cutting-Edge Runner provides: • A comprehensive overview of how the best competitive runners train today--covering such topics as periodization, physiological testing, group training, technique work, cross-training, recovery techniques, and individual customization • In-depth discussions of equipment and other technologies that can benefit the runner, including shoes, orthotics, heart rate monitors, altitude tents, training software, and more • A complete "menu" of workouts for milers to marathoners Whether he is explaining how to use hypoxic conditioning to increase oxygen consumption capacity, telling how to prepare for the mental challenge of racing, or detailing what the latest science has to say about the pros, cons, and proper usage of more than 15 nutritional supplements and drugs, Matt Fitzgerald goes straight to the most authoritative sources and provides practical ways for the average runner to adapt methods and tools used by top runners to their own running programs.

Lore of Running

Author: Timothy Noakes
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780873229593
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dr. Noakes explores the physiology of running, all aspects of training, and recognizing, avoiding, and treating injuries. 133 illustrations.

Runner s World Meals on the Run

Author: Joanna Sayago Golub
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 162336583X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Runners need to eat well for their performance, and what they eat can have a direct influence on how they run--but they don't always have the time to put together a complex or labor-intensive recipe to support their nutritional needs. Runner's World Meals on the Run provides quick, nutritious recipes for those runners who need to prepare a meal in 30 minutes or less. This cookbook contains 150 recipes with 75 beautiful photos that will maximize a runner's performance and enhance nutritional benefits. Suggested recipe combinations create specific training- or dietary-based meal plans to enhance your marathon training or gluten-free lifestyle. Meals on the Run provides time-efficient recipes for delicious meals you will be proud to put in your body.

Build Your Running Body

Author: Pete Magill
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 161519102X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Draws on the latest research in running physiology to provide training programs and strategies for improving running mileage while preventing injuries, and includes nutrition guidance and beginner's guidelines.