- Author: Hal Higdon
- Softcover; 294 pages
- Rodale; copyright 2011
- The updated 4th edition of Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide now includes half marathons, running for women and running for charity
- Covers first-time marathoners, training, speedwork, injury prevention, diet, training, race-day logistics, example training routines and everything in between
- Author offers easy-to-understand, experienced advice from his career as an experienced runner
Made in USA.
More than half a million people have successfully reached their goals using the training program offered in this definitive guide.
Marathon is among the bestselling running books of all time for many reasons, but above all others is this one: it works.
At the core of this edition remains Hal Higdon�s clear and essential information on injury prevention, training and nutrition as well as all-new chapters on women�s running, half marathons and charity running.
Running is basically a simple sport. You lead with the left foot, follow with the right foot and continue. Except now we have heart-rate monitors, global positioning devices and high-tech shoes. This book demystifies the marathon experience and allows each runner to achieve peak performance without anguish or pain.
Let Hal Higdon, longtime contributor to Runner�s World magazine and veteran of more than 100 marathons, guide you through the training and preparations to ensure that you cross the finish line in triumph.