the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
marathoner, wanted to lower his personal best from 3:50 to 3:30. And Deena Drossin, the American 10K and cross-country star, wanted nothing less than to run the marathon faster than a legend – Joan Samuelson. All three runners achieved their goals. Each used
This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot. You can now preview it, free, for two weeks without risk or obligation. All running programmes for beginners are the same: they move you from walking
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
years ago, then eased off to recreational running, then had her first baby. She simply wanted to get back in shape, and to finish another marathon. All three runners achieved their goals last December at the Kiawah Island Marathon in the USA. So did 18
When Grete Waitz stood on the starting line of the 1982 Boston Marathon, she had good reason to be confident. After all, she had already entered and won three New York City Marathons, running each of them faster than the previous one. She
of running not mileage totals, not your marathon PB, and certainly not the percentage of VO2 max you can maintain when running at lactate-threshold pace while holding your breath on a treadmill set at a six-per-cent-incline in a hypoxic tent. These Zen
Some people think Lance Armstrong is a pretty decent cyclist. Me, I’m fascinated by his running. The legendary cyclist has entered this autumn’s New York City Marathon and many of us are itching to see how he will fare. Armstrong won the first
miles per week. Your threshold is waiting for you to discover it.Of course, your goal is to avoid injury. Stephen Pribut, sports podiatrist and author of Everything Running (£9.99, Adams Media), warns runners to beware the 'terrible toos' - doing too
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